Oliver’s Autism Journey from Sickness to Better Health

By Lea Googe – TACA Texas Co-Coordinator We often look back and wonder just how Oliver got so sick. We have our suspicions. And we have our regrets. Our family has a combined medical history filled with autoimmune issues like diabetes, ALS, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Psoriasis, Rheumatic Fever, Rheumatoid arthritis, allergies, asthma, ADD, depression, and […]

The Autism Bible

Author: Annette, Diamond, CA When you first undergo the shock of the newest word to your vocabulary…. “Autism” you go through a roller coaster of emotions. I remember reaching out to friends and family, all of whom were as clueless as I was, but still secretly hoping they would be by my side as I […]

A Parent’s Story: Part One & Two

Back to “The Poop Page” Part One – click here. Part Two – click here. From the TACA June 2006 enewsletter: Part One Recently a dear friend had their 11-year-old scoped by the amazing Dr. Arthur Krigsman out of Thoughtful House in Austin, Texas. Before I explain the results, I have to tell you that […]

Family Scholarship Program: Notes from Families Who Have Received Scholarships

Wonderful notes from families who received scholarships from TACA   Thank you so much for all your help!  The scholarship was so helpful in moving my son forward on his autism treatment plan. We identified areas that needed additional work and have laid out a plan of action to correct these. For example his labs […]

G’s Story: It’s All in the Eyes

We didn’t expect our pediatrician to tell us she thought our infant son’s problems were signs of autism. But we are glad she did: in that moment she added precious months – maybe years – to his intervention. Determined to change the course of this disease, we learned that appropriate medical treatments, combined with highly […]

Adam’s Story

<  Back to more Family Stories of Hope & Recovery When he was 2 years old, Adam had no language, no eye contact and was seemingly unable to follow the simplest of commands, like “come here.”  Although our now 8-year-old son is not recovered (yet), he attends a regular education elementary school, gets straight As, adores […]