The news of Alex’s murder is an enormous tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved.
The Controversial DSM-5 has been released: How to safeguard your child’s services By Holly Bortfeld I’ve been writing about the DSM-5 for over 18 months now but it’s officially published now, released into the wild, as it were. Too bad no one likes it, except those who are going to financially benefit from it. Background, [...]
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.
Just about a year ago the CDC raised the autism prevalence from 1 in 110 to 1 in 88. Coincidentally this announcement occurred just before April – which is autism awareness month.
I don’t know anyone who is not in absolute shock and immense sadness about the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings. We all mourn this senseless act and enormous loss of life of those innocent children and adults.
Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA 7) heard area autism experts sound a big alarm about a coming “tsunami” of autism cases of young adults about to age out of current school and special needs education programs.
In September 2011, TACA was approached by a long time family member who had a teen with autism who had uttered his first words just a short time after having obtained his iPad. He was 16 years old when his family first heard his voice. After this remarkable experience, they were motivated to share their [...]
First, I want to thank Safe Minds and Beth Clay for leading the way to call for a DC Autism Congressional Hearing. I wanted to make sure to let families know it is occurring and to please help.
It was a historical day in DC. There was a hearing on autism on November 29, 2012 with Congressmen Burton and Issa leading the way to answers and help for families living with autism.
Ante Up For Autism The annual fundraiser netted $264,000 to help support affected families. by jenna sweeneyPublished: November 01, 2012 Print This Article ShareThis Diagnosing autism can be extremely difficult. Those on the spectrum often lack interest in social interaction, regularly avoid eye contact and close off to verbal communication. Many are hard to reach [...]
As we reflect on all that mothers do for our lives and communities, we spotlight 10 amazing examples. As we reflect on all that mothers do for our lives and communities, we spotlight 10 amazing examples. To read more, click here: http://www.ocfamily.com/t-Cover-Story-top-Orange-County-moms-supermoms-Nov-2012.aspx
Congratulations to National Autism Association for their efforts on Autism and Wandering. We applaud their hard work for helping families living with autism keep their children safe.
TACA would like to thank the sponsors, guests, celebrities and friends that joined us at the 6th Annual ANTE UP FOR AUTISM. Ante Up For Autism 2012 SPONSORS Midwest Insurance Co. www.midins.com Warne Family Foundation www.warnefoundation.org Oakley www.oakley.com Inhouse IT www.inhouseit.com Buchanan Street Partners www.buchananstreet.com Ready at Dawn www.readyatdawn.com Elizabeth McCoy www.ca-specialneedstrusts.com New Era Cap [...]
Support Ante Up for Autism September 14, 2012 You’re invited to the 6th Annual Ante Up for Autism “Gala and Casino Night” to benefit TACA (Talk About Curing Autism) on Saturday, September 22, 2012. This star-studded fundraising event raised more than $250,000 last year to provide support and resources to families who are touched by [...]
Ante Up For Autism takes place Saturday Annual fundraiser will be at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point. September 21, 2012 Talk About Curing Autism, which is based in Irvine, is having its sixth annual Ante Up for Autism event, a casino-type fundraiser for the organization at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point Saturday at 5 [...]
September 20, 2012 ANTE UP FOR AUTISM! On Saturday, starting at 5 p.m., gamble for a much-needed cause with celebrities, athletes and pro poker players at TACA’s “Ante Up for Autism” event at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The Gala and Casino Night will offer a VIP red carpet entrance, cocktails, tournament poker, live and [...]
GET YOUR ‘POKER FACE’ ON FOR ANTE UP FOR AUTISM September 18, 2012 By Nicole Lyons This year event takes place at a new venue and includes even more guest celebrities Try your hand for a good cause with top poker players, athletes and celebrities this Saturday night to help raise funds for Talk About [...]
Talk About Curing Autism hosts 6th annual poker fundraiser “Ante Up For Autism” at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel will include celebrity attendees BY KARA VAPOREAN September 20, 2012 Celebrities, top athletes, and professional poker players will “Ante Up For Autism” at Talk About Curing Autism’s annual premier poker event and gala this Saturday at [...]
O.C. couple help autism group that helped them Stephanie and Pat McIlvain say they’ve come a long way in dealing with their son’s autism since getting help from the nonprofit Talk About Curing Autism. By FRED SWEGLES / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER September 11, 2012 Stephanie and Pat McIlvain of San Clemente were devastated when [...]
TACA’s 6th Annual ‘Ante Up For Autism’ Saturday, September, 22 2012 at 5pm The Ritz Carlton Resort Laguna Niguel, CA A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRADITION Here is your chance to gamble for a great cause with celebrities, top athletes and professional poker players at TACA’s “ANTE UP FOR AUTISM” fundraising event. Actor Johnathon Schaech and Singer/Actress [...]