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Who we are

The Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC) is a research network that connects and mobilizes Quebec’s strengths in autism research to improve the quality of life of people with autism and their families. We accomplish this by accelerating scientific discovery, building capacity, and integrating evidence into practice and policy.

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Researchers in 17 universities and research centres
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Graduate student and postdoctoral fellows
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Professionals, clinicians, decision makers, autistic individuals and their families as well as other community members

What we do

What we do

What we do

Upcoming Events

Pre-SfN Blitz

October 27th, 2021
Our Research Forums feature new results, ideas, and projects from our members’ labs. This edition will feature the TACC trainees, as they present their research projects to the TACC community.

Invitation to the online Symposium “Leap into Active Adulthood”

October 20th & 21st, 2021
(Event in French) TACC is proud to be presenting at this symposium, which will be an opportunity to get informed about the state of knowledge on various topics surrounding the themes of transition and active life to adulthood among young people with autism. Researchers, practitioners, employers and adults with autism will be present to share their knowledge and contribute with members of the audience to achieving the objectives of the symposium.

Symposium on Social Inclusion in Autism in Quebec

December 3rd, 2021
(Event in French) TACC is proud to be a partner for this multidisciplinary scientific meeting on social inclusion which will provide an opportunity to exchange recent data and to share knowledge and perspectives in order to create partnerships and joint actions on the social inclusion of autistic people.

Latest News

Future Autistic Researcher Shares Her Perspective

October 12th, 2021
QART Fellow Noémie Cusson shares her experience and her approach as a future researcher on the spectrum.

TACC PI Alan Evans wins prestigious RSC McLaughlin Medal

October 12th, 2021
Internationally renowned neuroscientist has earned a career award for sustained scientific contributions to knowledge of the brain.

Survey On The Housing Needs of Autistic Adults

October 5th, 2021
In Quebec, several people on the spectrum have a hard time finding affordable housing that meets their needs. The Autism House, in partnership with the Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC) is currently conducting a survey with the goal of better understanding existing needs to guide future housing initiatives.

Opportunities

Volunteer in the Programs Offered by the “Autisme sans limites” Organization (French)

FRQS – “Tremplin” Grant for practical internships 2021-2022 (French)