April is Autism Action Month. TACA is moving the autism community forward through awareness and acceptance to action. Together we can positively impact the health, well-being, and quality of life of individuals with autism. Join us in our effort to drive positive change for individuals with autism by participating in one or all of the action items below.

Spread Awareness for Autism Action Month

Throughout the month, we’ll be posting #AutismFacts on Facebook and Instagram. Take action by sharing these posts to educate your family and friends about autism.

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Share an #AutismFact on social media for Autism Action Month - 38% of children with autism have seizures.
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Share an #AutismFact on social media for Autism Action Month - prevalence of gastrointestinal issues in autism.
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Spread Awareness for Autism Action Month

Throughout the month, we’ll be posting #AutismFacts on Facebook and Instagram. Take action by sharing these posts to educate your family and friends about autism.

Share an #AutismFact on social media for Autism Action Month - 38% of children with autism have seizures.
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Unmet Healthcare Needs

Learn and Get Support for Autism Action Month

TACA’s mission is to provide education and support to families living with autism.  Take action by joining us for one or more of the following educational and family support events.

Take action this month by learning about underdlying medical issues in autism.

April 1-15

Treating Autism: Top 10 Treatments, but Where Do I Start?

with Jared Skowron, ND

Dr. Skowron will review the top ten treatments that have helped children in his clinic speak, behave, sleep, and become more independent.

Take action this month by learning about seizures in autism.

April 16-30

Autism, Seizures and Epilepsy

with David Millett, MD

This presentation will provide an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of seizures and epilepsy, with particular attention to the connections between epilepsy and autism.

April 22

Bring your concerns and questions or come to listen and learn. In a moderated, roundtable style discussion we will address the issues most important to attendees and pick the brains of other parents who have been there.

Need More Support?

A private, moderated Facebook group for TACA members for the purpose of discussing autism and how to help the person with autism in your life, be the best person they can be.

Fundraise or Make a Donation for Autism Action Month

Donations make it possible for TACA to provide education, support, and hope to families living with autism.  You can help TACA support families by making a donation or participating in one of our fundraising campaigns.

Facebook makes fundraising easy and simple. Select TACA as your charity and share!

Help us provide education, support, and hope to families living with autism by making a donation for Autism Action Month.

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Create a Family & Friends page to share your story and ask for donations in honor of your family.

Help Us Reach Our Goal

Community Partner Fundraising Events

April 16

In celebration of Autism Action Month, Flower Child will donate 5% of sales* up to $10,000. *Valid at all Flower Child locations on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Through December 31

Use the code TACA20 to get $20 off for each new Diapering + Development Subscription and healthynest will donate $20 in honor of TACA’s 20th anniversary.

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Wellness-focused coffee brand, Humblemaker Coffee Co., has partnered with TACA to create a custom coffee in honor of Autism Action Month. Sold in their Seal Beach, CA store and online. All proceeds will be donated to TACA.

April 1-17

Pick your favorite GritCycle location, donate, and help them reach their fundraising goal for Autism Action Month. For every $5 you donate, you will receive (1) raffle ticket and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes.

March 31 - April 14

Are you a Godzilla or King Kong fan? Matthew Munoz loved them both. Before he passed away, Matthew had planned to see the new “Godzilla vs Kong” movie with his parents.

April 2-9

Distinctive, hand-crafted jewelry featured in an online auction to benefit TACA.

April 2-18

A private two hour lunch with Manny which will be a mentoring and consulting session on key real estate practices personally used by him. This is an opportunity to discuss skills to develop a mindset of setting goals and the “never give up” mentality.

April 25

10:00am - 10:00pm

Comics and the Cross will be raising money for Autism Action Month, with the goal of raising $1000. The livestream will have community games, trivia, giveaways, and special guests.

Throughout April

It is COMMIT Dance Fitness' vision to bring awareness and support to many local and national foundations. Their community is full of service leaders that put the needs of their neighbors before their own.

Throughout April

9Round – Costa Mesa is donating $5 to TACA for every protective hand wrap sold. Only in-person purchases from 9Round Costa Mesa (1175 Baker Street, Suite A5) are eligible for the donation.

Support TACA Programs While You Shop

You can also help support TACA programs and services by making a purchase at Shop TACA or through one of our affiliate links on Amazon.

From shirts, to coffee mugs, to water bottles, you will find everything TACA branded here.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support TACA every time you shop, at no cost to you.

The Amazon Influencer Storefront lets TACA earn commissions from Amazon for qualifying purchases.

Help Us Reach More Families by Sharing About TACA for Autism Action Month

For 20 years, TACA has been there for more than 75,000 families.  But, there are thousands more who need our help.  You can help us reach them by sharing how TACA has helped your family or a family that you know.

I am thankful for TACA. They opened doors for my child to receive the support she deserves.

Daniel Smith

TACA helped my son find his voice. Now, he won't be quiet.
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Betty King

My son is beginning to be very verbal! Engages with me and the rest of the family more. Lots of eye contact too. Thanks to TACA!

Gloria Olopade

Thank you so much TACA for making it much easier for us to find reasons and solutions to make the best possible life for our kids.

Candice Pua

TACA is the best thing to happen to the autism community!

Noe Rubio

TACA is the first organization I turned to 12 years ago when my son was first diagnosed. I am so grateful for the organization. ❤️

Jamie Leigh Black Phillips

Disclaimer

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) provides general information regarding medical research, treatment options, therapies and nutrition to the autism community. The information comes from a variety of sources and is not independently verified by TACA. Nothing presented in print or at meetings should be construed as medical or legal advice. Always consult your child's doctor regarding his or her individual needs