May 16th, 2013

TACA Scholarships

Since 2006, TACA has provided medical scholarships to families living with autism. These scholarships help families pay for physician-prescribed services, and include stop gap medical treatments, independent assessments, and other necessary crisis funding. We continue to work hard to find scholarship opportunities that will help eligible families speed up the cycle time from the autism diagnosis to effective treatments.

Before applying for a TACA scholarship, please read our “Try Before You Apply” information page.

Family Scholarship Program

The TACA Family Scholarship Program is available nationwide to help with limited financial assistance for treatment by a Defeat Autism Now (DAN) or Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) doctor.

For more information about scholarships available through our Family Scholarship Program click here.

Mendability Scholarship

Mendability & TACA are working to help children with autism benefit from an exciting innovative therapy.

For more information and application click here.

TACA North Dakota Chapter – Project Lifesaver Scholarship

Funding is available for equipment and one year of monitoring for Project Lifesaver for families in the TACA North Dakota Chapter area who meet the eligibility criteria.

For more information and application click here.

Summer Camp Scholarship (Philadelphia area only)

Made possible by fundraising efforts of the TACA Philadelphia Chapter.

Click here for more information and application form.

Autism Community Scholarships

One doctor’s visit and one follow up appointment with Dr. David Berger, Tampa, FL

EEG with Dr. Diane Stein, Irvine, CA

Journey Guide Scholarship – a guide can be mailed to eligible parents, while supplies last

A TACA Journey Guide will be mailed to eligible families who are unable to attend a TACA Chapter Meeting or Coffee Talk.

For more information and application click here.

Scholarships Offered by Others

Autism Cares Grants

For more information and online application visit

Autism grants offered by other organizations

For more information about scholarships that might be offered by other organizations click here.

If you have questions about the currently available scholarships click here.

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