By Lisa Ackerman I am more than aware of autism. This is the 16th Autism Awareness Month my family has experienced. There are many families like ours who want more than awareness, we want people to be educated about autism and to share that knowledge with others. This month provides TACA members with an... Continue Reading →
By Jackie Moore On March 30th, 2016 TACA will hold the first TACA Doctor Appreciation Day in partnership with Houston Enzymes to recognize physicians who have dedicated their practice to help children with autism. This past summer, the autism community lost Dr. Jeff Bradstreet. The first couple of days after he died, I read... Continue Reading →
WHY HAVE A PLAN IN THE FIRST PLACE? As a country, we need to address this important health issue affecting 1 in 68 every US Children (1.) A more recent parent survey shows the number even higher at 1 in 45 (2.) Candidates need to know this should be a front-of-mind issue affecting many families living with autism. They also need to know we need help.
Guest blogger & Autism Super hero sibling: Culzean Giammatteo After the school year came to a close in the summer of 2013, I spent most of my time indoors, on whatever electronic device I had access to, reading. On this particular evening I was reading like I normally do and my brother, Vico, was... Continue Reading →
By Lisa Ackerman What comes after Thanksgiving Thursday? First, Black Friday. Then, Cyber Monday and don’t forget #GivingTuesday! Today is a day to support nonprofit organizations across the country. Just as Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become traditions in the United States, organizers are seeing #GivingTuesday as a tradition celebrating the joy of giving.... Continue Reading →
Janice Kern TACA National Conference Coordinator TACA hosts events every week somewhere in the country. There are coffee talks, family picnics, TACA Meetings, Autism Learning Seminars, Family Hikes, TACA Birthday Parties and the list goes on. It’s a fact that TACA has some of the most creative volunteers you’ll ever meet. If they... Continue Reading →