Q1K: Quebec
1000 families
An innovative and inclusive initiative to accelerate scientific discovery and to transform autism care Learn more
Autism Festival 2021:
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Quebec Autism
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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

TACC Joins Stellar Line-Up At Horizon 21

June 11th & 12th, 2021
Drop by our virtual booth at Horizon 21: Accelerating Employment of Autistic Adults. The bilingual, interactive event brings together various stakeholders and leaders from around the world to discuss the current state of autism-inclusive hiring practices.

TACC Research Forum: Advances In Precision Psychiatry For Understanding Autism

June 28th, 2021
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.

Les RDV de la recherche qualitative: La recherche participative

June 14th 2021
(Event in French) À l’occasion de la première partie de cette nouvelle série de conférences virtuelles interinstitutionnelles, apprenez-en davantage sur la recherche participative. Une approche de plus en plus utilisée qui permet d’adapter les projets de recherche aux réalités de terrain!

Latest News

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.

TACC Research Forum: Dr. Arjun A. Bhaskaran wins the Audience’s Choice Award at the Pre-INSAR Blitz

April 21st, 2021
On April 21st, 2021, TACC held its annual Pre-INSAR Blitz, an opportunity for TACC student members to present their research to the broader network. A novelty to this year’s edition was the “Audience’s Choice Award” for best presentation, awarded to Dr. Bhaskaran.

Funding Opportunities: Azrieli Awards in Neurodevelopment

Deadline July 1st, 2021
A funding opportunity for researchers for fundamental, clinical or translational research projects on autism or related neurodevelopmental conditions.