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

11/20/20 -

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 […]

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Parents of special needs students in O.C. rejoice over new guidelines for in-person instruction

9/3/20 -

By DAN ALBANO | dalbano@scng.com | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: August 26, 2020 at 4:58 p.m. | UPDATED: August 27, 2020 at 8:44 a.m. Lisa Ackerman heard the news shortly after her morning run on Wednesday, Aug. 26, and wept. The executive director and founder of Irvine-based TACA, better known as The Autism Community in Action, reacted to new state guidelines that allow […]

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Autism community ‘scared to death’ with students losing ground as distance learning continues

8/25/20 -

By DAN ALBANO | dalbano@scng.com | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: August 24, 2020 at 7:52 a.m. | UPDATED: August 24, 2020 at 8:51 a.m. As the mother of three young children on the autism spectrum, Laurie Kubasek strives to be masterful juggler. She constantly strategizes ways to divide her time between an 8-year-old daughter who enjoys designing costumes, a 7-year-old son who loves […]

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

3/26/20 -

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 […]

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

2/4/20 -

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 […]

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