TACA and B.I.G. Autism Foundation Family Scholarship Program

Thanks to a generous donation from the B.I.G. Autism Foundation, TACA is happy to announce the following scholarship opportunity. B.I.G. Foundation and TACA have joined together to create a scholarship fund for Florida families living in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa counties. These scholarships will allow families to begin much needed biomedical treatment or to continue […]

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) has been used since 2004 for some patients diagnosed with autism and other co-morbid medical issues.   What is HBOT? Mild HBOT is a safe, effective way to get more oxygen into the body at the cellular level by using pressurized air chambers. According to the Laws of Physics, an increase […]

Summer Camp Scholarship (Philadelphia area only)

ANNOUNCING: Raising a child with autism is expensive – TACA would like to help. Summer Camp Scholarship (Philadelphia area only) Made possible by fundraising efforts of the TACA Philadelphia Chapter. TACA is pleased to announce an opportunity for families in the Philadelphia area to apply for Summer Camp for their child with autism. Scholarship maximum […]

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) Urges Caring Citizens to Take Action and Support Autism Superheroes During April’s “Autism Action Month”

Talk About Curing Autism, a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism, announced today a lineup of events during April’s “Autism Action Month” that are geared towards mobilizing caring citizens to take action to support families affected by autism.

Our 15 Year Anniversary at TACA

Back in October 2000, an email was shared to invite families to the first TACA meeting for families living with autism that would take place in November. That one email has sparked families to find other like-minded parents to find hopeful treatments and therapies for their children.

Talk About the Holidays

We know that holiday gatherings can sometimes be very challenging for the families we serve. TACA Volunteers have been known to use their own experiences to help other families have better experiences. Whether you will be hosting a family affected by autism or you are looking for information to share with a potential host regarding […]

A – Z: TACA Facts – a video series answering the most common questions

We are very excited about a new video series in collaboration with our friends at Autism Live. Introducing: TACA Facts This is an introduction to our new series “TACA Facts” sponsored by Autism Live. We’ll answer the most common questions for families living with autism in 2-3 minute segments. TACA Fact: Can children with autism […]

Autism and Mitochondrial Function: testing and treatments

By Suzanne Goh, M.D. Board-certified Pediatric Neurologist Director, Pediatric Neurology Therapeutics   Autism and Mitochondrial Function One of the most exciting areas of research in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is in the role of mitochondrial function. Research studies looking at mitochondrial function in those with autism are transforming the way we think about the causes […]

Autism Community Scholarships: Vicki Kobliner – Connecticut

Vicki Kobliner – Connecticut Location: Holcare Nutrition 3 Hollyhock Lane Wilton, CT 06897 Includes: One hour nutrition consultation with Vicki Kobliner, MS RDN Does NOT include: Travel and expenses Lab work Supplements Eligibility: Have one or more children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Be a TACA member for at least 6 months. Membership is […]

Autism Community Scholarships: Dr. Nancy O’Hara – Connecticut

Dr. Nancy O’Hara – Connecticut Location: Center for Integrative Health 3 Hollyhock Lane Wilton, CT 06897 Includes: Initial consult visit: Dr. Nancy O’Hara Follow up visit: Dr. Nancy O’Hara Does NOT include: Travel and expenses Lab work Supplements Eligibility: Have one or more children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Be a TACA member for […]

TACA Georgia Chapter – iPad Mini Scholarship

Purpose: Due to the fundraising efforts of our TACA Georgia Chapter we are able to make scholarships available for an iPad Mini to be used as an assistive communication device. Eligibility: Families must meet the following criteria to be eligible to receive assistance from the TACA Family Scholarship Program: Be a TACA member (sign up […]

Congraduations Christian!

By Lisa Ackerman Recovery happens (1.)  As promised I will keep sharing those stories!  Meet wonderful Christian. Any parent would be proud of this great graduate. But watch and you will see that there is so much more to his story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulH-Jo0b_7U Not only has he overcome and recovered from autism, but his description on […]