Q1K: Quebec
1000 families
An innovative and inclusive initiative to accelerate scientific discovery and to transform autism care Learn more
Autism Festival 2021:
The Art Of Expression
Watch how 19-year-old festival alumni Benjamin Lachapelle transformed his passion for animals into a budding business Learn more & get involved
Quebec Autism
Research Training
(QART) Program
Training the next generation of professionals in autism and related conditions Learn more

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.

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

ADI-R Introductory Workshop (Online)

September 22nd – October 1st 2021
The Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) is a standardized interview used to collect information about ASD symptoms. Learn how to best administer it and make use of results in this workshop organized by the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) Clinic.

Autism Festival 2021 : New Call For Participants

Submission Deadline: October 15th, 2021
We are looking for a second cohort of participants for our 2021 Autism Festival. Autistic artists or people with autism who express themselves through art, individually or in teams, in all areas of artistic and cultural expression are welcome to sign-up.

TACC Research Forum: Advances In Precision Psychiatry For Understanding Autism

June Forum Replay
Dr. Guillaume Dumas (Université de Montréal) explains how recent advances in integrative neuroscience and computational biology can provide the conceptual and methodological tools to develop the necessary social physiology for precision psychiatry.

Latest News

Introducing Quebec 1000 Families

July 14th, 2021
The first phase of TACC’s flagship initiative, Quebec 1000 Families (Q1K) is now officially open and and accepting participants at www.q1k.ca/en.

Meet The Next Generation Of Autism Researchers

June 22nd, 2021
The Quebec Autism Research Training Program (QART) is proud support these 15 exceptional graduate students and fellows. From studying autism in First Nations communities to predicting language trajectories in ASD, find out more about our new 2021 cohort and their research projects.

Nick Katalifos Receives Community Service Award

June 16th, 2021
Executive Committee member and TACC ambassador Nick Katalifos is the recipient of the Hellenic Board of Trade 2021 Deka Award For Community Service.