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#AutismSuperHeroes: A wish for a friend

I was recently reading a post on Education.com. It was titled “Do Kids Need Friends?” The introduction really tore at my heart. It said:

“Human beings are social beings. 510 more words


What is #Autism and Why do I have it?

By Melody Benbow – TACA Co-coordinator New Jersey

We knew one day Cal would ask this question, however, in my head I always thought I would be so much more prepared with an answer. 334 more words


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. 1,069 more words


Go Casual For A Cause With Jeans Day For Autism

April is Autism Action Month and Jack FM wants you to go Casual for a Cause every Friday at work throughout the month!  And by going casual with your co-workers, you can help local families with autism by supporting TACA. 139 more words


What Is Autism & Why The Color Blue?

Autism is a devastating neurological and biological disorder that typically affects children between the ages in 18 months to five years of age. Autism currently affects 1 in every 88 children today. 109 more words


What Is TACA (Talk About Curing Autism)?

By Lisa Ackerman, TACA’s founder…

In September 1999, the word “autism” rang through my ears like a cannon shot across the bow. My husband and I knew something was not going well with our son Jeff, but we would have never guessed it was autism. 74 more words