San Diego Chapter

TACA San Diego holds Chapter Meetings, Coffee Talks and family events throughout the year. Our meetings feature educational speakers on important topics for ASD families. Our Coffee Talks and family events provide more settings where families can informally network, share resources and speak with seasoned parents.

San Diego Events

Tuesday, May 22

Autism Journey Power Panel

6:30 - 8:30 PM
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church
Lower Fireside Room
17010 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92128
Directions from your location
*We meet in the Lower Fireside room on the South End of the Church. Do not park up top!! Park in the lower lot!!, you will know you are in the right place if you see baseball fields and an oil change location.
*We must be out of the room by no later than 9:00pm
Any questions? Email

Steve Tullius DC, Lisa Loegering MD and Norma Flood, MS, RD will be featured experts at the Autism Professionals Panel for Parents. The event will contain 30 minute presentations be each professional followed by a moderated panel discussion. The featured topics are excellent for any family of a child with autism: chiropractic care, biomedical treatments and nutrition.

Thursday, May 24

Central San Diego Breakfast Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10430 Friars Rd.
San Diego, CA 92120

San Diego Autism parents we invite you to join TACA San Diego Coordinator Nancy Kirkman and become a part of our Breakfast Club. Nancy will be here to support you and guide you through your autism journey while you enjoy a nice meal with friends who get it.

Thursday, June 7

North County Coffee Talk

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leap Coffee
5611 Palmer Way, Ste. D
Carlsbad, CA, 92010

Make time and join Malinda and I before the summer madness starts. Leap is known for it’s delicious coffee and comfortable spacious atmosphere. We are here to support you through your autism journey.
This is in an industrial park in central Carlsbad just off of El Camino Real and Faraday. It is near Prager Breads.

Tuesday, June 12

Rancho Bernardo TACA Coffee Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mason Coffee Works
16451 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128

TACA Mentors Kate Whelan and Shannon DeBlock are excited to host Coffee Talks monthly here in Rancho Bernardo at a convenient location just off I15. They are here to support you through your autism journey. Just bring yourself.
*We May be at a table on the Brothers Provisions side. Look for us there as well.

Don't Know Where to Start?

Try our Autism Journey Blueprints!
These were created as a quick introduction reference guide for families on the autism journey.

Other Ways We Can Help

TACA provides education, support and hope to the autism community.