Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) Hosts 11th Annual “Ante Up for Autism” Casino and Gala Event

10/22/17 -

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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 marks the 11th anniversary of the annual “Ante Up for Autism” casino and gala event, which will take place at the recently renovated Waterfront Beach Resort […]


Why we must turn April into Autism Action Month

4/11/17 -

By Lisa Ackerman – Contributing writer for the OC Register Over the past 17 years I have served as the executive director of Talk About Curing Autism. TACA is a national nonprofit that is on the front lines of helping families that have children with autism. I have dedicated my life to understanding autism and […]


TACA Urges All to Take Action During April’s “Autism Action Month”

4/1/17 -

(IRVINE, CA – April 1, 2017) – Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), 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.   With 1 […]


Addressing Autism Requires a Proactive, Conscious Tact

4/3/16 -

By Lisa Ackerman “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” -Mahatma Ghandi Autism is a devastating neurological and biological disorder that typically presents in children between the ages of 18 months to five years of age. It currently affects 1 in every 68 children (up from an estimated 1 in […]


The New Autism Prevalence Rate is Not a Cause for Celebration

3/31/16 -

By Lisa Ackerman On March 31, 2016 the CDC issued their new official rate of autism per their latest survey (1.) The rate is 1 in 68 US children has a diagnosis of autism. For this first time in over a decade the rate compared to their 2010 survey results is flat. It is important […]