ABA & children with Medi-Cal

Disability Rights California, National Health Law Program, and Western Center on Law and Poverty are conducting an investigation regarding the provision of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy to children in Medi-Cal.  ABA is an evidence-based, clinically proven treatment for children with autism and autism spectrum disorders.  Some children have received ABA through regional centers, privateContinue reading “ABA & children with Medi-Cal”

Webinars – Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

TACA will be holding webinars with featured physicians, researchers, attorneys, therapists and knowledgeable providers to help educate and empower families living with autism. Be sure to bookmark this page for more details. TACA Autism Journey Blueprints can be found: https://www.tacanow.org/family-resources/autism-journey-blueprints/ For upcoming webinars, click here: Webinars – Talk About Curing Autism (TACA).

Healthy Siblings: Considerations for Parents of Children with ASD

Siblings have the same susceptibilities and environmental exposures as their brother or sister with ASD. There are often co-morbid health conditions or health concerns that may be overlooked in the presence of the more pressing symptoms of their ASD sibling. This presentation looks at some of the more common health issues seen in families, andContinue reading “Healthy Siblings: Considerations for Parents of Children with ASD”

Just because they don’t speak doesn’t mean they don’t understand

Reblogging from the TACA blog – Please take this message to heart. A few important tips: Talk to your kids with autism just like you would talk to any child, but keep it simple. Let them know where you are going, what you are doing and WHY you are doing it. Spend time with yourContinue reading “Just because they don’t speak doesn’t mean they don’t understand”

The United States of Autism Official Trailer – YouTube

This is a video i came across after visiting the Generation Rescue site this morning. It’s about a father who’s son stopped speaking after he turned 2 years old. He decided to take a trip across America to talk to several families about Autism. This is their story: The United States of Autism Official Trailer – YouTube.