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APRIL 1-30, 2024

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What attendees have to say about TACA’s Virtual Conferences!

"Being able to view the sessions on my own pace was very helpful."

"Thank you so much for all the information given to us. Having all this support is a big help to make my child healthier and better."

"It’s been a long road but I could not have survived without TACA. The info I get from these conferences is critical to any success we have had."

"I am blown away impressed with this conference. Just seeing how high-tech, professional, organized, intention, well-planned, thorough, etc, EVERY aspect was gives me HOPE for the future of all these kids and families."

"THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS EXPERIENCE!!! What an amazing thing to be apart of!"

"I was blown away on how well your app was set up, how everything was so coordinated. It was awesome and about 500% better than I anticipated."

Join our transformative virtual conference this April! Explore new presentations each Sunday featuring unique content from educational lectures, expert Q&A sessions, and insightful parent panels. Engage in virtual support hours to ask personalized questions and connect with other parents. Access the TACA Connect platform for valuable resources and presentation slides. Don't miss the opportunity to learn practical strategies for creating a positive plan for your child's future!

registration price


Month-long Event

Over 20 Lectures

Virtual Support Hours

Parent Panels

Take Action Sessions

Extended Access

Closed Captions

TACA Connect App

all virtual

This conference takes place in a virtual format, allowing individuals from any location to conveniently participate from their homes. Attendees have the flexibility to watch lectures at their own pace, making it an ideal solution for parents/professionals with busy schedules.


over 20 lectures

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to learn from the best in the field of autism. You will hear from experts who will share their insights and tips on various topics that are relevant to your child's development and well-being. Whether you need advice on IEPs, therapies, medical issues, communication, or behavior, we have something for you.

virtual support hours

Live Support is offered every weekTACA Mentors will help families create a plan to connect with resources and TACA programs to create better outcomes in their autism journey.  


parent panels

Each week will feature a themed parent panel where you can receive practical tips, ideas and inspiration that you can apply to your own parenting journey. Whether you have a specific question or just want to learn from other veteran parents' experiences, parent panels is a great opportunity to benefit from their wisdom and support. 

take action sessions

TACA's support team and autism professionals will help you put the information you learned into action during these live interactive Q & A sessions. TACA wants you to walk away equipped with knowledge and empowerment.


extended access

All lectures are available until May 31st, so you can watch them on your own time and at your own pace. 

closed captions available in over 30 languages  

We are thrilled to announce that our videos will now have closed captions in more than 30 languages! This means you can enjoy our content in your preferred language. We hope this feature will make your viewing experience more enjoyable and inclusive.  


taca connect app

The TACA Connect Conference Platform will be available to all attendees. You will have access to all lecture slides, speaker information, abstracts and downloadable content through the TACA Connect Mobile App (iPhone and Android) or via web browser on your computer.

You’ll come away from TACA's Take Action Educational Series with new information, strategies, and resources to help maximize your child’s potential and improve their quality of life.

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Virtual Community App

special thanks to our sponsors


New recorded lectures are uploaded weekly, and available for viewing until May 31st. Keep an eye out for the live sessions highlighted in red, featuring specific dates and times.

Week 2
April 7-13

Detoxification Strategies

with Terri Hirning, NHD

Food As Medicine: Using Your Child’s Diet to Heal Them

with Julie Logan , DC

Gestalt Language Processing

with Leann Schouten, CCC-SLP, HLA, ATACP

Assistive Technology Funding Sources

with Scarlett K vonThenen

Behavior Management in the Home

with Kirstie Gillespie, MS BCBA

10:00AM PT / 1:00PM ET

Virtual Support Hour

10:00AM PT / 1:00PM ET

Take Action Q & A Session on Speech and Communication

Darlene Hanson, MA-SLP

4:00PM PT / 7:00PM ET

Speech and Communication Parent Panel

Week 3
April 14-20

Leading a Life of Purpose through Communication: A Panel of AAC Users

with Darlene Hanson, MA-SLP

Supporting Neurotypical Siblings in a Special Needs Family

with Mo Langley

Introduction to Functional Medicine for Autism: Navigating your First Appointments

with Desiree Mills, BA, MSN, FNP-C & Sanaz Demehry, MS, PA-C

Integrative Approaches to Anxiety

with Anju Usman Singh, MD, FAAFP

How To Protect Your Children Now and When You’re Gone

with DJ Jeyaram, Esq

10:00AM PT / 1:00PM ET

Virtual Support Hour

4:00PM PT / 7:00PM ET

Medical Parent Panel

Week 4
April 21-27

Candida and Constipation… Connected?

with Jared Skowron, ND

Demystifying PANS/PANDAS: A Functional Medicine Guide to Basal Ganglia Encephalitis

with Nancy H O'Hara, MD, MPH, FAAP

Seizures in Autism

with Brian Hauser, MD

Green Flags in Your Child’s Classroom

with Catherine Whitcher, MEd

10:00AM PT / 1:00PM ET

Virtual Support Hour

4:00PM PT / 7:00PM ET

Take Action Q & A on Medical

Dan Rossignol MD, FAAFP

4:00PM PT / 7:00PM ET

Education & Legal Parent Panel

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