What constitutes an emergency?

By Lisa Ackerman We are all too aware April is autism awareness month. With the release of the new stats/figures/numbers of 1 in 88 U.S. children diagnosed with autism (1) just days before April kicked off, another announcement was shared: the new IACC appointees (2). Sadly with exception of one, it appears to be the […]

Day Two: Autism ACTION month

In honor of autism awareness  ACTION month, we will be asking friends of TACA to do something every day in April. Today’s task is very simple. Please take two minutes to watch a great video about Charlie and how his community is rising up to help him. Here is the link: http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/kernfamily/TACACAMPAIGN2012 Here are several […]

The Autism Epidemic continues to rage on…

Will the new CDC autism rates make this disease a priority? By Lisa Ackerman Back in 1999, I was lost. I didn’t know what autism was. It was a foreign word with a vague reference to the movie Rain Man and a character played by Dustin Hoffman.  Back then, when I started searching for answers […]