We are so excited to continue the brand new TACA Podcast! This is an expansion of our intentional dialogue that we long to have with families around the country about the life, challenges, triumphs, best practices, and best therapies that exist today. It is our hope that we will be able to reach more families,... Continue Reading →
Things that go bump in the night
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 →
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... Continue Reading →
Every autism journey is different. This is our story.
By Alison Hamilton – TACA Maryland Co-coordinator I have a complicated, funny, priceless girl named Leah, who will be 15 this summer. She was diagnosed just before her third birthday, a week after the birth of her sisters, Lauren and Maddie, both neuro-typical. The twins can’t remember a world without autism in it; only... Continue Reading →
Little Heroes in our Midst
By the Nichols family If I had loved one living with autism, this is the type of story I would like to read. My story starts like any other day. I was in the kitchen preparing lunch for my kids. One therapist had just left after their session and another one was due to arrive... Continue Reading →
Super sibs: here to change the world!
By Madelynn Dobbs (Editors note: April is fast and furious. I have spoken at five events and we have almost three weeks to go. One of the great events was with a So Cal city a Fullerton Cares Comedy Night. What a great event. The entire night was for families living with autism. I'm going... Continue Reading →
Honest Thoughts from a Sibling: I am affected by autism too
TACAnow Guest Blog: By Amber Betzold Growing up with a profoundly autistic sibling has been an adventure. It has been at times both painful and enlightening. I think in some ways I matured faster than my peers with neurotypical siblings. Growing up with my brother, Beau, required me to learn patience, and I like to... Continue Reading →