From autism to skateboard star

By Jacqueline Garza Hi I am a TACA mom and I have an amazing, incredible 9 year old superhero son named Mason. Mason began receiving early intervention at 17 months and was formally diagnosed with autism at 2.5 years old. In April 2014, Mason participated in Volcom Autism Awareness Day brought to us through TACA […]

This is Reeve’s Story and Autism Journey

By Jennifer Baker – TACA Mom Reeve* was born via c-section at 38 weeks with an APGAR score of 9. Reeve was a relatively healthy infant who ate and slept well and met his developmental milestones until approximately six months of age, when his development hit a plateau. Reeve didn’t respond to his name and […]

Wonder Twin Powers UNITE for Autism

By Gabriella True – TACA Co-Coordinator Connecticut I have twin boys who will be 11 years old this summer and one of them has autism. Although Timmy was diagnosed with autism just prior to his third birthday, he’s been in therapy since the second day of his life. His twin brother, Xander, and the rest […]

Our Two Autism Superheroes

    By Paulette– TACA Mom   We have 2 children, both diagnosed with autism. Our daughter, Sophie, is 6 and our son, Charlie, is 4-1/2 years. Sophie was born prematurely and with many complications after birth and in her first few months. She was severely anemic at birth due to a fetomaternal hemorrhage, suffered […]

Training is a Big Part of TACA

By Lisa Ackerman Training is a big part of TACA. We take the job of supporting families living with autism very seriously and training is a key element of everything we provide. We are blessed with over 500 active volunteers assisting TACA, our mission and the families we serve. We are deeply indebted for the […]

Community Leaders: TACA Coordinators

By Lisa Ackerman For the past six years, TACA has brought together all Chapter Coordinators from throughout the United States to attend our annual Leadership Conference. They volunteer tirelessly to serve TACA, our mission, and all the families who need our support.  They believe in TACA and are always eager to help families in their […]

They do all the hard work

by Lisa Ackerman OC Family magazine featured 10 Orange County moms to be recognized in their top supermom November issue:  http://www.ocfamily.com/t-Cover-Story-top-Orange-County-moms-supermoms-Nov-2012.aspx To be considered one of OC’s top ten moms is a real honor. I laugh thinking about the therapy time I have racked up for my kids or husband.  Hopefully this wonderful award somewhat […]

Oakley One Icon Magazine Features TACA

By Lisa Ackerman EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT FROM OAKLEY: Today, Oakley’s ONE ICON quarterly online magazine takes an in-depth look at Talk About Curing Autism, the issues faced by families living with Autism, and how friends of Oakley can get involved. This innovative media tool includes an article and video featured on iTunes. Autism is widely misunderstood. […]