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 1st Friday of each month
Time: 7:00 – 7:15 PM Parent Support and Networking
7:15 PM Introduction and Meeting Presentation.
Location: Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Directions from your location
Coordinators: Contact Honey Rinicella and Pattie Moor
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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TACA’s Monthly Meeting

July Meeting - No Meeting due to the holiday




Post Conference Q & A 

For those who may have missed our conference last month or still have many questions, Dr. Smith will come into town to answer your burning questions.

Do you want to know what treatment options are available for autism? Are you new to the autism world and feel overwhelmed with where to start? Are you an advanced parent looking for advanced treatment options. Come to the June TACA Meeting to get your questions answered and learn from other parent's questions too.


Dr. Shannon David Smith, D.C., C.C.N., C.C.S.M.S., MAPS
with the TACA Mentors

Dr. Smith’s Bios:
Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS)
Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Certified Chiropractic Sports Medicine SpecialistDr Smith has successfully completed degrees in Chiropractic, clinical nutrition, is well on his way to being a certified MAPS (Medical Acadamy of Pediatric Special Needs) practitioner, and is a member of ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Disease Society). Providing support for patients, pediatric to geriatric, with autoimmune disease, Lyme, fatigue, chronic pain, digestive problems and Autism/ADD/ADHD is his passion.

With 24 years of experience and many post graduate hours in clinical nutrition, he continues to strive to help patients regain health and wellness.

Learn more about where the speaker’s practices.
Pittsburgh Area:
Harrisburg Area:

Date: Friday, June 2, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 7:15 PM Parent Support and Networking
7:15 PM Introduction and Meeting Presentation
Location: Saint Alban's Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073


 Monthly Coffee Talks (updated throughout the month)

Coffee Talk - Malvern, PA

About: Coffee Talk
A TACA Coffee Talk is where you can come to talk about all things autism! Whether you are new to the autism journey or have been on the journey for several years, there is a place for you at the TACA table. Come join us for coffee and conversation as we help each other to find the answers for our families.
Date: TBA
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Wegmans - Cafe
50 Foundry Way
Malvern, PA 19355
Driving Directions

Coffee Talk - Langhorne, PA

Come and receive some extra support or to chat all topics related to autism and meet other TACA families. To RSVP please email: Megan Fennelly at
Dates: TBA
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Location: Oxygen Oasis Hyperbaric Wellness Center
848 Town Center Drive
Langhorne, PA 19047
Driving Directions

Pennsylvania Biomedical Scholarships

**Applications are now being accepted for a limited number of TACA Pennsylvania Chapter Biomedical Scholarship**


Click here for more information and to apply.


Pennsylvania Camp Scholarships

**Applications are now being accepted for a limited number of TACA Pennsylvania Chapter Camp Scholarship**

Click here for more information and to apply.


Need support BETWEEN support group meetings?

Real Help Now Live Chat

Get Online Help now!  Live Chat with a TACA Parent. The image below indicates whether a TACA Parent is currently available. Please click on the image below to initiate a chat session.


Connect with TACA friends, share about your family, and stay up-to-date on the latest TACA happenings by joining our cause on Facebook.


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:

Step 1 - Get a Yahoo! user ID and password

Step 2 - Search for groups in your area. Here are some groups we like:

Step 3 - Click on “Join This Group”

Step 4 - Set your account to “Individual Emails,” “Daily Digest” or “Web Only.”  GFCFkids is not affiliated with TACA.

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