Come to a TACA Meeting!

TACA holds monthly meetings in many locations throughout the United States that feature educational speakers on important topics and allow family members to connect with one another and stay on top of the latest information in the autism world.

Each TACA group maintains a resource library of the latest autism books and DVDs/CDs that can be checked out by members at no charge.

Are you wondering what happens at a TACA meeting? Watch our video.

Date: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Wisconsin Integrative Hyperbaric Center
6200 Nesbitt Road
Fitchburg, WI 53719-1949
Directions from your location
*Note: Call WIHC (608) 278-4268 to check the status of our meetings if the weather is bad.
Coordinators: Contact Sue Reilly
Child care: Not offered at this time, sorry.
Equal Participation: Please contact TACA if you will require an accommodation to participate.
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August 12, 2014 Dispute Resolution is a Tool Not a Weapon

Jane Burns, WI Special Education Mediation System

Participants will have an opportunity to learn directly from the System Administrator about special education mediation and IEP facilitation in Wisconsin. Burns will share an overview of the system structure and how to access the processes, cutting edge information from the front lines of conflict including data from participant exit surveys, share differences in mediation and facilitation, and engage audience members to talk about conflict and how WSEMS can help. Information brochures and other helpful materials will be distributed.

Jane Burns, President of Burns Mediation Services, has been the full time Intake Coordinator of the Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System for the past sixteen years and has been the System Administrator for the past seven years. Burns is part of grant that receives funding from the WI Department of Public Instruction to pay for the mediation system. Burns also administers the Birth to Three Mediation System for the Department of Health Services. She has been a guest lecturer in the Advanced Mediation course in the Graduate Program in Dispute Resolution at Marquette University and in the Theoretical Foundations of Contemporary Practices in Special Education graduate course, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Whitewater, WI. Burns is a past member and President of the Wisconsin Association of Mediators Board of Directors. She received the association’s 2007 and 2012 President’s Award. Burns published an article in June 2007 in the Wisconsin Law Journal, Alternative Dispute Resolution Issue, Stakeholder Involvement Yields Better Mediation Systems. The Wisconsin Supreme Court appointed Burns to the Wisconsin State Bar Board of Governors as a non-lawyer member where she served for one year from June 2011 – September 2012. She has a B.A. in English Composition from Beloit College and a Master’s Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Marquette University.

November 8, 2014

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Email lists are a great way to stay connected between meetings. You can subscribe, read emails and ask questions all related to autism. These lists connect you to other parents like you!

Here is how to connect:
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Step 3 – Click on “Join This Group”

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