New to TACPAC?

Tacpac draws together touch and music to create a structured half hour of sensory communication between two people. To get started, please follow our recommended Tacpac journey below.

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Starting out with TACPAC

Set 1 & 2

Purchase two sets for a year of TACPAC activities. Once activated (instant if you pay online) have access to your account, activities and TACPAC Forum.

Set 1 & 2
getting everything ready before using TACPAC

Get Everything Ready

From your account watch the set up and getting started videos, download the printed resources, organise your room and get your simple objects ready.


Download the App

For more convenience, download the app for the specially composed music and login using the same web details. The app can also be used when you don’t have an internet connection. You are now ready to go.

Tacpac App

Once you are up and running or before you have even started

Tacpac Online Training

Essential Training

We are able to offer a variety of training formats to give you the essential techniques and understanding.

Practising TACPAC

Time and Practise

We recommend at least 6 months of using TACPAC regularly before considering the advanced training day.

Advanced TACPAC Training

Advanced Training

Advanced training is for anyone who has completed the essential course and been using TACPAC for at least 6 months. You will gain a deeper understanding how to use Tacpac from your current experience.

I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the inservice day yesterday with Susie Fuller at St Andrews School in Inverurie. Susie’s delivery was engaging and motivating and I was in admiration of the amount of knowledge she had and was able to share with us.
Carol Smith - Inverurie
I just wanted to say how impressed I am. My son has excellent language skills. At the end of the first session, he asked me if he looked different. When I told him he looked the same and asked why, he said that his body felt different. He couldn’t wait to do Tacpac before bed last night, and fell asleep quite easily.
Mum - Canada
I work alongside a group of people with PMLD who really benefit from and thoroughly enjoy the use of Tacpac. We have used it for a couple of years now and have been really impressed with the way our service users have reacted to it and how much staff enjoy.
Teacher, Monmouthshire
I was introduced to Tacpac 16 years ago while working as a Speech Therapist for children with cerebral palsy, now 16 years later I am the proud mum of twins, both with special needs and they love their Tacpac. We use Tacpac everyday to increase body awareness, bond and communicate. It also helps the twins relearn that touch is nice and comforting and not painful and distressing they would’ve experience in ICU. We are Tacpac’s biggest fans!
Marinet Brennan - speech therapist and parent
I have been working with children with special needs for the past seven years. I have been amazed at the transformation in children who have been exposed to Tacpac. As there are no trainers that I know of in the Perth area, I am interested in becoming a trainer to enable more children to reap the benefits of this wonderful program.
SEN teacher

Hilary, You have given much joy to many with your creation of Tacpac. You really have made a difference to the lives of many children and their families.

Sue Murray,BLENNZ School, New Zealand

The course was amazing and Hilary inspiring. Thank you Hilary.

Jo Crean

Even over just 3 months I have seen a massive improvement in my daughter’s anticipation, communication and emotional attachment. We will definitely carry on with Tacpac in the future – it’s one of the best parts of the day.

Thanks so much for letting us use Set 5 during lockdown. We both absolutely love the sessions.  It’s a great way to spend quality, meaningful time together. Even over just 3 months I have seen a massive improvement in my daughter’s anticipation, communication and emotional attachment. We will definitely carry on with Tacpac in the future – it’s one of the best parts of the day.

I really enjoyed it. It was so interesting to hear about the limbic system and even though I’ve been using TACPAC I certainly haven’t been using it quite right to it’s great that I can refine it! I would have loved to have heard about consent within it – it was suggested but not talked about specifically and I think it’s something people don’t always consider when it comes to people with special needs.

Online Training Delegate, February 2021

Great working with you all

I feel the course delivers a broad range of golden nuggets which I will use in my practice.

Unity Speakman, Brookfields Special School