Recovery from autism is possible! This TACA conference will bring together leading experts in medical, education, legal and support services that are focused on helping children improve greatly and even recover from their symptoms.
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 in […]
There was a time, when Charlie Kern was about 5 years old, that his parents kept a chart on their fridge where they recorded those moments when he spoke two or more words.
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.
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.
Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the TACA San Diego Chapter, families can apply for a scholarship to see a biomedical doctor of their choice for a maximum of $1,000. Purpose: The TACA Family Scholarship Fund was developed to help families who are pursuing treatment for their children with autism, but are struggling to find […]
For the upcoming holiday season, TACA is hosting another event—Sensitive Santa in Irvine on Dec. 13.
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 […]
Talk About Curing Autism held its annual family picnic on Sunday, providing a fun and safe environment for children and families affected by autism.
There appears to be a lack of definitive research about autism and aggressive behavior in children. In 2011, University of Missouri researchers surveyed the parents of 1,380 autistic children and adolescents and found that aggression appeared to be common.
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 […]
For years this quote has resonated in my mind. How do you overcome the thought of impossibility when all the odds are against you? Meet Anakin. Anakin is a seven year old boy who has Autism. His entire life has been a shroud of impossibility.
Autism spectrum disorder is now diagnosed in 1 in every 68 children, making it the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
By Lisa Ackerman Autism and learning in a typical educational or 1-to-1 environment can be extremely challenging. As parents and teachers, we have to modify our thinking to best address the needs of the individual – especially when autism is the diagnosis. This document is written parent to parent to address concerns with reading and […]
I enjoy being around my son. He is a true joy in my life whereas once upon a time, I felt like so many of you, “Why me? What now? HELP!” It does get better. Your child can get better. Do not give up on the diet, it DOES work!
He is mainstreamed for about half his day at school and we look forward to his continued growth over the next several years. There is no doubt in our minds that he will graduate high school and go on to college pursuing his interests in computers and electronics.
For months we have been watching and waiting receive a positive outcome for Avonte Oquendo. Avonte was last seen on October 4, 2013 when he left his school. He was non verbal and diagnosed with autism.
NEW! TACA Legal Advocacy Program Collaborates with the Special Education Law Firm and Adams & Associates to provide FREE Legal Clinics TACA, in collaboration with the Special Education Law Firm (SELF) and Adams & Associates will be hosting monthly FREE legal advice clinics for TACA families. Services for this clinic will be provided by SELF […]
When seeking legal advocacy, please note that TACA provides external resources for our families. Our support services are limited to parent support and legal questions are referred out to organizations that have expertise in this area. There are many resources available to special needs families that will assist you in finding local legal advocacy resources: National […]
Before the diagnosis, we “knew” it was going to come. He was already enrolled in a school IEP program since February of that year. By May, we really started to suspect autism and already started to research everything we could while seeking an official diagnosis.