Watch all lectures through May 31st via the TACA Connect App
TACA's Take Action Conference Series is an entirely new offering for TACA families. This virtual month-long opportunity will include live lectures from experts, take-action workshops, parent and professional panels, virtual support hours, and sponsor spotlights. On the TACA Connect app, families can access resources, download lecture slides, and interact with other families going through the autism journey. Walk away with bite-sized action steps, a plan for your children, and the empowerment to act confidently.
The weekly presentation recordings will be available each Saturday. All lectures are available until May 31st so you can watch them on your time.
over 25 presentations
Watch informative lectures from our incredible line-up of experts. Topics will cover all stages and aspects of the autism journey, including IEPs, therapies, common co-occurring medical issues, communication, behavioral issues, and more!
virtual support hour
Live Support is offered every week! TACA Mentors will help families create a plan to connect with resources and TACA programs to create better outcomes in their autism journey.
Parents will have the chance to submit questions to our panels of autism experts and veteran parents in order to get practical tips and ideas on improving their child's health and wellbeing.
take action sessions
TACA's support team and autism professionals will help you put the information you learned into action during these interactive sessions. TACA wants you to walk away equipped with knowledge and empowerment
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.
meet the experts
There is a high prevalence of co-occurring medical conditions among individuals with autism. Numerous health issues are related to GI disorders, immune dysregulation, mitochondrial dysfunction, and more. Combining therapeutic interventions with medical treatment can improve health, behavior, and communication. Embark on a journey of discovery with TACA as we explore co-occurring medical issues and how to address them with a medical provider.
Introduction to Functional Medicine and Autism
with Dan Rossignol, MD, FAAFP
The Art & Science of Synchronized Brain Development
with Rebecca Jackson
Low Dose Immunotherapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders
with Ty Vincent, MD
Virtual Support Rooms
Brain Inflammation in ASD and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
with Kenneth Bock, MD
Genetic Predispositions to Neuro Inflammation
with Bob Miller, CTN
The IMPORTANCE of DETOX - The What, The Why, The How:
a candid discussion with Dr. Jarod Skowron and Glenn Wilhelm of the IonCleanse by AMD
Brain Map Guided Neurofeedback and Neuromodulation for the Treatment of ASD
with David Velkoff, MD, MA
Exploring Common GI Issues in Autism
with Arthur Krigsman, MD
Latest Trends in Digestive Supplements
with Devin Houston, PhD
An estimated 40% of children with autism do not have verbal speech. Many others struggle with aspects of communication. Join TACA for webinars, panels, and live support discussing the underlying causes of speech issues, different communication modalities, and therapeutic treatments.
Our Role in Supporting AAC
with Darlene Hanson
Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency in Speech Disorders
with Katie Dahlgren, ND
Apraxia of Speech in Autism
with Meredith Brand, CCC-SLP, COM
Virtual Support Rooms
How Parents Can Take the Lead on their Child’s Speech and Communication
with Katie Anawalt, MS, CCC-SLP
Communication Access & Regulation In the Classroom: Tips for Parents & Educators
with Debbie Spengler, MS, LMFT
Behavioral issues are complex, with many underlying causes and strategies for improvement. Live TACA support and presentations about anxiety, sensory issues, and PANDAS/PANS are included in this week's TACA Education Series. Furthermore, we will explore strategies for therapeutically supporting your child.
Coping with Anxiety in the Autistic Child
with Julie Logan, DC
Targeting The Gut to Treat Challenging Behaviors in Autism
with Gabriel Belfort, Ph.D.
The Overlap Between PANS/PANDAS and Autism
with Gabriella True
The Sensory System's Impact on Behaviors
with Patti Andrich, MA, OTR/L
Toilet Training Children & Adolescents Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Parents & Practitioners
with Brittany Rader, MEd, BCBA, LBA
ABA Tips and Tricks for a Happy Home
with Mari Aceves, EdD, DSW, BCBA & Krista Gibert, BCBA
The process of navigating school, legal issues, and government services can be confusing and overwhelming for caregivers. Take advantage of TACA's knowledge-based Education Series to learn more about advocating for your loved one from childhood into adulthood.
Legal Steps To Protect Your Child: Estate Planning & Guardianship
with DJ Jeyaram, Esq
Bullying and School Safety
Damian R. Fragoso, Esq
IEP Walk Through
with Debbie Dobb, MS
Virtual Support Rooms
Homeschooling Your Child with Autism
with Rochelle Matthews-Somerville, PhD
Special Education Law: Working with your School Successfully and How to Navigate Due Process
with Keith Howard, Esq