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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.

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

Invitation to the online Symposium “Leap into Active Adulthood”

October 20th & 21st, 2021
(Event in French) This event will be an opportunity to be 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) The CHU Sainte-Justine is pleased to invite you to this multidisciplinary scientific meeting 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.

Call for Abstracts for the Pre-SfN Blitz

Deadline: September 30th, 2021 at 5:00pm
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.

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 : Call For More 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.

Latest News

TACC in the News: What Do We Know About the Spectrum?

August 11th, 2021
Our Dr. Baudouin Forgeot D’Arc discusses what we know about the spectrum and autism research with Bien Entendu’s Stephane Bureau (interview in French).

Linking Sleep and Executive Functioning Issues in Autism

August 13th, 2021
New research by QART fellow, Rackeb Tesfaye, looking at the relation between sleep patterns and executive functions finds autistic children’s sleep problems are linked to behavioural regulation issues later in childhood.

TACC as Key Partner of New Autism Center

August 14th, 2021
By 2023, the new Giant Steps autism education center will offer a research and innovation center as well as educational opportunities for children and adults, in partnership with TACC.


DIALOGUE – Competition for trainees (French form)