San Diego

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.

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Date: Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month (except August and December)
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church
17010 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92128
Directions from your location
RBCPC is on a large church campus. We meet in the Lower Fireside room. Park in the lower (southern) parking lot for best access to our meeting room. Lower Fireside is DOWNSTAIRS in the main church building.
Note: We have no affiliation to the church, so please do not contact them regarding our group.
Coordinator: Contact Vanessa Surprise and Nancy Kirkman
Child care: Not available at this time, sorry.
Equal Participation: Please contact TACA if you will require an accommodation to participate.
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April 20, 2017 Autism Coffee Talk Day

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.
An RSVP is requested for this event. Please RSVP here.

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Breakfast Club Diner
228 N Coast Hwy 101
Oceanside, CA 92054
Driving Directions

April 20, 2017 Autism Coffee Talk Day

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.
An RSVP is requested for this event. Please RSVP here.

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Naked Cafe Point Loma
3555 Rosecrans Street #109
San Diego, CA 92110
Driving Directions

April 25, 2017 Let's Get The Updates on The ABLE Act, Special Needs Trusts and Conservatorship
Speaker: Elizabeth McCoy, CA Attorney at Law

Ms. McCoy will explain the December 2016 federal law change regarding Special Needs Trusts; the ABLE Act signed into Federal law in December 2014 and CA recent update; ABLE Act accounts compared to a Special Needs Trust; how a Special Needs Trust can protect your child’s ability to receive Medi-Cal and SSI; how to avoid some of the biggest mistakes people make regarding estate planning for children with Autism; why it is paramount to have a Guardianship Agreement in place if you have a minor child; and when parents need to avoid or need probate if they have a child with Autism. Ms. McCoy will also explore Conservatorship and its alternatives; explain how parents may determine whether Conservatorship is appropriate for the child; and the Probate Court process of obtaining Conservatorship.

An RSVP is requested for this event. Please RSVP here.

Co Hosted by TACA San Diego Coordinators Vanessa Surprise and Nancy Kirman.
Vanessa Surprise is a proud mom of 3 kids. She has 2 teenage daughters and an 11 year old son With Autism.
Nancy Kirkman is a proud mom of 3 kids too. She has 2 daughters and a son. 2 of her 3 children have Autism.

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church
17010 Pomerado Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128
Directions from your location

All new attendees will receive a free TACA Journey Guide! We have a lending library and plenty of free resources and information available.
*Please note that this meeting is held at the RBCPC in the Lower Fireside room. This room is on the south end of the church. Park in the lot next to the ball fields. The meeting ends at 8:30 pm and we must be out of the room by 9:00 pm.

Elizabeth C. McCoy, Esq.
Attorney Elizabeth McCoy has practiced law in California since 1997, primarily in the area of estate planning with emphasis in Special Needs Trusts and Conservatorship. She is a frequent speaker on the two topics. Ms. McCoy graduated from and was a scholarship recipient at Washington University School of Law, ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the top fourteen percent of law schools in the nation. Ms. McCoy is also a licensed Landscape Architect, with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from Iowa State University. Since 2012, Ms. McCoy has been on the TACA Board of Directors, and was the Co-Chair for the 2013 and 2014 Ante Up For Autism. Ms. McCoy is also a frequent sponsor at TACA events, Autism Conferences, Inc., Autism Society of America meetings and conferences, and at REINS therapeutic horsemanship where she established four scholarships for children with Autism.

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