by Guest Blogger: Nancy Cook A Grandmother’s Journey Everyone talks about being a mother and how devastating it is when your child diagnosed with autism. I bring a different perspective, that of a grandmother. My grandson was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at 3. That day I not only lost my grandson, but I lost […]
Public Service Announcement Video – 30 sec. TACA’s Public Service Announcement video includes four of TACA’s families filmed in November 2010 and is meant to help increase autism awareness and spread TACA’s mission to a larger audience. This PSA video is available to outside parties interested in helping spread TACA’s mission. Please contact us for more […]
A Voice For Families Video This is an updated video following our 2005 Hope After Diagnosis Video. This video highlights four TACA families living with autism and finding answers and hope for their children to help them be the best they can be.
The holidays can sometimes be a difficult time for a child with autism and stressful for parents and caregivers as well. If you are a parent with a child with autism with tips for how to enjoy a successful holiday, TACA welcomes you to share your wisdom! Some topics might include: How to deal with […]
Below are submissions from people like you who have been there/done that and want to share their advice on surviving the holidays of the year. There are also recipes and links to help you make the holidays a great and fun time of year! We’d love to hear from you about your experiences and advice! […]
Below are submissions from parents like you who have been there/done that and want to share their advice on surviving this time of year. We’d love to hear from you about your experiences and advice! CLICK HERE to share your holiday advice. Topics: Keeping Up with GFCF and Dealing with Infractions Gifts Gatherings Traveling Enjoying […]
Books Being the Other One: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs by Kate Strohm
By Holly Bortfeld While it’s never ideal for a family to break up, especially when there is a special needs child involved who generally requires more support, sometimes divorce is necessary. In addition to the standard woes and challenges that divorce brings to every family, families with children with special needs may also benefit from the […]