The Autism Community in Action Announces Appointment of Bill Oldham to the Board of Directors

Irvine, CA (August 6, 2021) – The Autism Community in Action (TACA) is proud to announce the appointment of Bill Oldham to TACA’s Board of Directors. “For more than 10 years Bill has been strong advocate for TACA.  We are honored and grateful for his leadership and commitment to help spearhead the growth of TACA’s […]

TACA Welcomes Tyler Larsen, Jessica Postil, and Mark Ontiveros to Autism Ambassadors Group

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) is proud to announce the appointment of Tyler Larsen, Mark Ontiveros, and Jessica Postil to TACA’s Autism Ambassadors Group. Established in 2010, the mission of this group of business and philanthropic leaders is to garner support and increase awareness for TACA and autism. Larsen is the offensive lineman for […]

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) Launches a Full Month of Activities for April Autism Action Month

TACA Moves the Autism Community Forward Supporting Families to Take Action for Their Children Diagnosed with Autism IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Autism Community in Action (TACA) launched its annual April Autism Action Month online with educational webinars, autism facts, and a national virtual parent meeting – Spark of Hope, to provide parents of children […]

Humblemaker Coffee Co. Debuts TACA Whole Bean Blend for Autism Action Month

SoCal coffee shop is supporting The Autism Community in Action with new SKU Seal Beach, CA (March 23, 2021) –Wellness-focused coffee brand, Humblemaker Coffee Co., announced today that they are partnering with The Autism Community in Action (TACA) to create a custom coffee in honor of Autism Action Month this April. The roasted-to-order TACA Blend […]

Father Honors Late Son’s Love for Godzilla Movies By Creating a Fundraiser to Benefit The Autism Community in Action

Irvine, CA (March 15, 2021) – George Munoz’s son Matthew was an avid Godzilla fan, and had plans to see the new, “Godzilla vs Kong” movie before he became gravely ill with the flu and passed away on February 4, 2020 at the age of 23. To honor his son’s memory, Munoz is championing an […]

WILLIAM S. ANDERSON ON BEHALF OF THE ANDERSON STEWART FAMILY FOUNDATION DONATES $25,000 MATCHING GIFT TO THE AUTISM COMMUNITY IN ACTION (TACA)

Funds will launch the annual Year-End Campaign  IRVINE, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2020) – The Autism Community in Action (TACA), a national nonprofit organization, was honored to receive a $25,000 contribution from William S. Anderson on behalf of the Anderson Stewart Family Foundation.  The funds will serve as a matching gift opportunity and will launch the […]

TACA Welcomes Tom Bulow and Vince Quitugua to Autism Ambassadors Group

The Autism Community in Action (TACA) is proud to announce the appointment of Tom Bulow and Vince ‘Bear’ Quitugua to TACA’s Autism Ambassadors Group. Established in 2010, the mission of this group of business and philanthropic leaders is to garner support and increase awareness for TACA and autism. Bulow is the co-founder and CEO of […]

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.