Hawaii Chapter

TACA Hawaii holds Autism Learning Seminars, Meetings, Coffee Talks and family events throughout the year. Our meetings and seminars 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.

Hawaii Events

Sunday, April 7

Find TACA Hawaii at the 2019 Autism Society Walk for Autism Awareness

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Magic Island
1201 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96706

Thursday, April 11

Autism Coffee Talk Day

10:00 AM
Ebar at Nordstrom
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814

Bring your concerns and questions or come to listen and learn. In a moderated, roundtable style discussion we will address the issues most important to attendees and pick the brains of other parents who have been there. Come for referrals, resources, support and HOPE.

Thursday, April 11

Autism Coffee Talk Day

10:00 AM
Waikoloa Community Church (Nursery room)
68-3621 Paniolo Ave.
Waikoloa, HI 96738

Bring your concerns and questions or come to listen and learn. In a moderated, roundtable style discussion we will address the issues most important to attendees and pick the brains of other parents who have been there. Come for referrals, resources, support and HOPE.

Thursday, April 11

Autism Coffee Talk Day

7:00 PM
Da Cove
915431 Kapolei Pkwy. Ste 424
Kapolei, HI 96707

Bring your concerns and questions or come to listen and learn. In a moderated, roundtable style discussion we will address the issues most important to attendees and pick the brains of other parents who have been there. Come for referrals, resources, support and HOPE.

Saturday, April 13

Find TACA Hawaii at the 33rd Annual SPIN Conference

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
UH Manoa Campus Center
2465 Campus Rd
Honolulu, HI 96822

Find TACA Hawaii at our table at the 33rd Annual SPIN Conference. This conference is for parents who have a child with a disability, aged birth to 22, attending Early Intervention or Special Education in the DOE. We’ll have LOTS of TACA Parent Mentors there to support you on your journey, answer questions, help with resources, and give any needed hugs and lots of HOPE!
For more information, visit SPIN on Facebook or www.spinhawaii.org

Saturday, April 20

Second (Third) Saturday with ABC Group: What can ABA mean for my child? ABA across the Spectrum

9:00 - 10:30 AM
ABC Group
99-870 Iwaena St.
Aiea, HI 96701

This April, ABC Group BCBA’s and TACA are going to be busting some ABA myths about who and what ABA is and talk about what an ABA program can be for different children across the spectrum of needs and age! Join us to learn more about what ABA can be for your child!! We will also be squeezing in some support on helping children, teens and adults with tolerating in their world! We all know that learning to tolerate different things (and people) in our world is such an important skill. From going to the dentist to being around peers, let’s share strategies on opening up the world to our guys!
This month will be an exercise in flexibility for all! We will be hosting our Second Saturday on the THIRD Saturday of April to allow all the parents the opportunity to join in the SPIN Conference on April 13, 2019.
“Second Saturdays,” a parent learning opportunity hosted by ABC Group and supported by TACA parents, will be a blend of learning and discussion to help parents/caregivers find resources for their child on the spectrum. Each month will feature a different ABA related topic. Get parent and professional support! First Time Attendee?? Welcome!! An Autism Journey Guide is yours to keep as a resource for your family. We look forward to meeting you. This parent and caregiver event is free but requires an RSVP. Child Care: Not Available.

Sunday, April 28

MG (Morning Glass) for TACA

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Morning Glass
2955 E Manoa Rd
Honolulu, HI 96822

Join us as we close out Autism Action Month with The Autism Community for Action (TACA) with Morning Glass! Come meet parents with autism that “get it”! Want to learn more about autism, joining our community, need resources, or maybe just want to get some yummy food...come see us. Learn more about TACA and the programs we have to offer and meet some of our TACA Hawaii parent mentors!
Autism family...first time to TACA?? Welcome!! An Autism Journey Guide is yours to keep as a resource for your family. We look forward to meeting you.

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