By Lisa Ackerman During this time of the year you see a lot of people sharing what they are thankful for. I am no different. I like that this time of the year gives you an opportunity to say thank you to many important people in our lives: - Thank you to our TACA chapters,... Continue Reading →
1 in 88 or 1 in 50: Which Autism Rate will Prevail?
By Lisa Ackerman The rate of autism continues to change; it has skyrocketed. When TACA began as a foundation almost 13 years ago, incidence rate was 1 in every 1,000 children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revealed a parent survey update to this rate: Today, 1 in every 50 U.S. school-aged... Continue Reading →
Autism and the Holidays…
Guest Blog By Holly Bortfeld I am a single parent of two teenagers with ASD. I live 3000 miles from everyone I grew up with, and my family. My ex lives 1000 miles away and has no contact with our children. I live hours away from friends. I live here because autism services are tremendous,... Continue Reading →