Autism Prevalence is Now 1 in 54, Signifying the Seventh Increase in Prevalence Rates Reported by the CDC Since 2000

IRVINE, Calif., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —  The Autism Community in Action (TACA) shared the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports, autism prevalence has taken another jump in the wrong direction. A once rare disability in 1970 at 1 to 2 in every 10,000 U.S. children has continued to rise to 1 in 54 […]

The Autism Community in Action Collaborates with UCP of Orange County to Provide Resources to Families with Special Needs

Irvine, CA (February 4, 2020) – The Autism Community in Action (TACA) launches a new collaboration with UCP of Orange County (UCP-OC) conducting monthly “Coffee Talks” at UCP-OC’s Irvine office beginning on Thursday, February 13 from 10am to 12pm.  Coffee Talks are moderated roundtable style discussion groups, which have been the core of TACA’s Autism […]

The Autism Community in Action Announces Appointment of Dana Crucil and Heather Grimaldi to the Ambassadors Group

Irvine, CA (July 12, 2019) – The Autism Community in Action (TACA) is proud to announce the appointment of Dana Crucil and Heather Grimaldi to TACA’s Autism Ambassadors Group.  Established in 2010, the group of seventeen men and women are business and philanthropic leaders in the community with the mission to garner support and increase […]

CA ONLY – Qualified Medicaid Waiver Payments Not Subject to Federal Tax in 2014

By Regina M. Levy CPA UPDATED MAY 2019 US TAX COURT ruled in Feign v. Commissioner that Medicaid Waiver Payments are not necessarily nontaxable. The Court said that Notice 2014-7 does not follow the plain reading of the statute. The Feigns sued because they felt they were denied tax credits since the income was not […]

Talk About Curing Autism Announces Name Change To The Autism Community In Action

IRVINE, CA. – (February 5, 2019) – Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is changing its name today to The Autism Community in Action (TACA). The organization selected this new name to more accurately reflect its mission of providing education, support and hope to families living with autism. “The Autism Community in Action expresses exactly who […]

Huntington Beach Police Officers’ Foundation Raises $51,500 for Families Living with Autism

IRVINE, Calif. (December 20, 2018) – Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), a national nonprofit organization founded in 2000 that helps families living with autism navigate the many challenges they face, was honored to be the benefactor of the Huntington Beach Police Officers’ Foundation (HBPOF) 12th Annual Constable Classic Charity Golf Tournament. HBPOF raised $51,500 in […]

TACA’s 12th Annual “Ante Up for Autism” Event Exceeds Fundraising Goal to Provide Real Help Now for Families Affected by Autism

IRVINE, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2018) — Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a national nonprofit organization founded in 2000 that helps families living with autism navigate the challenges of the disorder. This year marked the 12th anniversary of the annual “Ante Up for Autism” casino and gala event, which has become a Southern California tradition. […]

Autism Groups React to New CDC-Reported Prevalence of 1 in 68 Children

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014)—Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the newest autism prevalence statistics. For children born in 2002, the prevalence of autism was 1 in 68; 1 in 42 boys. Almost 60,000 US 12 year-olds likely have autism.

President Obama signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CARA) into law

by Talk About Curing Autism on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 4:13 pm Today, President Obama signed the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act into law, extending much needed federal support for autism research, treatment and services for an additional three years.  The Combating Autism Act was originally introduced in 2006.  Today’s action provides an additional $693 […]

New Study of U.S. Vaccine Injury Awards Reveals Settlements with Vaccine-Autism Link

62 of 150 families (41%) identified and contacted post-settlement have autism For the past 11 years, Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) has provided support, education, resources and HOPE to almost 25,000 families of children diagnosed with autism. In those 11 years, parents have shared heartbreaking stories of how autism entered their lives.  For many, signs […]

TACA’s 4th Annual “Ante Up for Autism” Raises $220,000

  More than 315 People Attended TACA’s Largest Fundraising Event of the Year COSTA MESA, Calif. – November 18, 2010 – Saturday’s star-studded fundraising event captured the hearts of its attendees as more than $220,000 (gross) was raised for families who are touched by autism. The 4th Annual Ante Up for Autism premier “Gala and […]

JACK FM & TACA THANK YOU for JACK’s Fifth Show

Quick Links: Photos from the Show TACA Member Essays: How Has TACA Helped Your Family? Jack did it again! The amazing band line up includes: The Steve Miller Band, The Cult, The Fixx, Night Ranger, Skid Row, Modern English & Sweet. Like Jack’s First, Second, Third, and Fourth Shows, this Fifth Show will also benefit […]

Racer Buster Bennet and Wife Jennifer to help develop a NC Chapter for TACA

The goal: To raise funds to help families affected by autism. Concord, N.C., August 1, 2010 – Racecar driver Buster Bennet and wife Jennifer Bennet are working to organize a North Carolina Chapter for TACA – Talk About Curing Autism.   TACA provides information, resources, and support to families affected by autism. For families who have […]

Dr. Robert “Bob” Sears Promotes Autism Awareness

Scheduled to Speak at TACA Chapter Meetings Around the Country Costa Mesa, CA. – July 19, 2010 – Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), an autism parent support non-profit organization, and Nordic Naturals®, the leading manufacturer of high quality omega-3 fish oil, are co-hosting the Dr. Sears’ Book Tour, promoting his newly released publication The Autism […]