Vaccination Choices for Families with Autism

Updated: November 2011 Authors: The TACA Physician Advisory Board – Dr. Bob Sears, M.D. & Dr. David Berger, M.D. Families affected by autism face some tough decisions regarding vaccination, not only for their child with autism, but for other children in the family as well. TACA supports informed consent and parental choice for all aspects of medical care […]

The Inter-Agency Autism Coordinating Committee Meeting Rescinds Vaccine Research Initiatives from the Strategic Plan of Combating Autism Act

Statement prepared by TACA – Rebecca Estepp January 16, 2009 What happened Wednesday January 14, 2009 in Bethesda, Maryland? In a dramatic turn of events, the National Institute of Mental Health Director Thomas Insel, MD Chairman of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) called for a vote on a previously voted-on and approved decision to […]

Vaccines – Litigation: The Hannah Poling Case: Concession Analysis

Understanding the Hannah Poling Concession Misconceptions in the Press There are many inaccuracies surrounding the federal government’s concession that Hannah Poling’s autism was caused by vaccinations. At the CDC’s March 6, 2008 teleconference with the media, Dr. Julie Gerberding stated, “We also recognize that some of the information that’s being promulgated about this particular situation […]

Vaccines – Litigation: The Hannah Poling Case: Significance For Families Affected By Autism?

By Becky Estepp – TACA Mom March 6, 2008 was a very historic day for families dealing with autism, especially for those who believe in vaccine-induced autism.  This was the day that the Poling Family from Georgia spoke out for the first time about their daughter’s vaccine case.  Hannah Poling’s case was conceded by the […]

Vaccines – Litigation: Government Concedes Vaccine-Autism Link

News Stories Linking Vaccines to Autism Landmark Federal Court Concession – Child Developed Autism From Vaccines Reprinted from NAA Media Advisory CHILD JOINS PARENTS IN PRESS CONFERENCE ABOUT THIS HISTORIC RESULT MARCH 6, 2008 AT THE ATLANTA FEDERAL COURTHOUSE PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008  – 11:30 AM U.S. FEDERAL COURTHOUSE STEPS 75 SPRING STREET […]

Vaccines – Litigation: Child with PDD-NOS (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Compensated for Damage from the MMR Vaccine

Statement prepared by: Rebecca Estepp                  Contact Phone: (949) 640-4401 February 25, 2009 Who is Bailey Banks? Last night the world learned of another child, Bailey Banks, (who is on the Autism Spectrum) has received compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and David Kirby reported on Bailey’s explosive story […]

Vaccines – General: Preventing Vaccine Reactions

Before you vaccinate, ask and do not vaccinate if: Is my child sick right now? If yes, WAIT! Reschedule your appointment!! Has my child had a bad reaction to a vaccination before? Get a medical exemption from that vaccine to prevent future adverse reactions! Does my child have a personal or family history of: Vaccine […]