Talk About Curing Autism

Rating: 4.95 stars   64 reviews

Issues: Disabilities, Health, Human Services

Location: 2222 Martin Suite 140 Irvine CA 92612 USA

Mission: Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism. For families who have just received the autism diagnosis, TACA aims to speed up the cycle time from the autism diagnosis to effective treatments. TACA helps to strengthen the autism community by connecting families and the professionals who can help them, allowing them to share stories and information to help improve the quality of life for people with autism.
Results: TACA currently serves 45,000 families living with autism nationwide. We provide REAL HELP NOW to families and 95% of our programs and services are provided at no cost to families.
Target demographics: Families living with autism
Direct beneficiaries per year: 45,000 families living with autism
Geographic areas served: United States
Programs: Talk About Curing Autism educates, empowers, supports and provides hope to families affected by autism through our: Parent Support Program, Mentor Program, Spanish Outreach Program, Scholarships, LiveChat Services, Webinars, the TACA Autism Conference (held on the West and East Coast), Legal Advocacy Clinics, Coffee Talks, Monthly Meetings, Education Events and Community Events. TACA has 31 Chapters in 25 States and holds programmatic activities across the country. All activities strive to improve quality of life for children with autism as well as their families and caregivers. Such support plays a vital role in helping families positively impact long-term health, well-being and quality of life for their children.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

There is no other organization like TACA for families with kids with autism. They have so much information out there and mentors that are beyond helpful in this journey. They hold monthly meetings and coffee talks in my area and all the mothers are so incredibly nice.

Their website and resources online are impeccable. They have webinars often and will do anything to help if you ask.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get them more money so they could help more families.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Not only has TACA paved the way for Families. It has helped many families and including my family as well. By serving our community and Across the country. I am honored to stand by this Great Organization! I volunteer as well to help other families as TACA did for my family. This is my way of paying it forward. Giving free support with Monthly Coffee talks, Free webinars, A free journey guide. 1;1 parent mentor all for free!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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1 previous review
Rating: 5 stars  

Our family's Journey started out in '10 of July when oyr DS was 3 and dx w/ASD. He already had sensory problems, GI, and seizures. There was a Poop presentation was in either 08/10 or 09/10. Either date lol..I went to it. I was amazed on all the Issues my DS had as the other moms had said the same. After that we say the DAN Doc and my son was treated shortly after. It took over 2 yrs to finally see results from the GFCFSF diet and Biomeds. YAAAA!!! DS is know in Mainstream w/an Aide. The other surprise was our other DS who is youngest is also dx w/ASD but DS is nonverbal :(. DS who is 4 now was having severe Acid reflex, etreme picker eater and loose direahrea. We took him to Dr. Usman's office this yr. He is falling off his Acid reflux medicine for now. No loose stool. Eating all the food of course GFCFSF Not picky eater..pain free...starting to imitate. YA....It has been a complete life changer to our family.We take our boys to community/and family functions to which we couldn;t before due to them having pain issues along with behaviors as well. I am also a mentor and trying to help families in our journey just like TACA has done for us.xxoxox

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

We are so fortunate to have found TACA for our family. TACA is an amazing support for families affected by autism. TACA provides parent support meetings, grants, education, and community outreach, just to name a few things. Thank you, TACA!!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Somehow recruit enough volunteers to have a chapter in every state to be able to reach everyone in need.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Talk About Curing Autism is a great organization with so much to over so many.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Nothing. Its awesome

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 4 stars  

I went to my first a TACA coffee talk one year ago and the information shared by other parents and the information provided during the Real Help Now conference will help save my son.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

More meetings!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

TACA is an amazing organization. People not only find help but long term friendship and amazing support. People are very committed in helping families and understand the 'immediate' help we parents need. If it is an email, chat or attending meetings I've always found an answer to my questions. Without TACA and their people my boy wouldn't be making the amazing progress he is.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

TACA is an amazing organization. Not only all the information they provide in their website is helpful but the opportunity to have access to share experiences and ask for advice is just invaluable! TACA is there to help Families when we more need it. All the TACA families are out this world!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is hands-down the best autism resource for families. It offers so much more than awareness! It is an action plan and gives families a road map for getting their children in the best possible help. There is so much support offered - a personal parent mentor, 24-hour live chat, regular meetings and family events. Most importantly, TACA gives families hope - for treatment, recovery, and a future. I cannot say enough about the value of TACA to families affected by autism.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Just make sure everyone knows about it - it is awesome!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have met a variety of families over the past decade who have been helped tremendously. There are a variety of issues that parents have to deal with, including making hard decisions, and TACA is unparalleled when it comes to helping everyone who is newly diagnosed to those who have lived with autism for a time.

There is help for EVERYONE!!

Melina Byrne

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization helped me learn how to bring my son back from autism. I am forever grateful and could not have found the answers without them. Every day I thank my lucky stars they are around and think of all the countless others they have helped.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give them more funding to spread the message of hope and healing that are possible to the many more who need it!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

TACA and it's resources are the reason I was confident enough to put my son on GFCF diet; arguably the reason he is happy and pain-free today! Thank you TACA for this and the million other ways you support me in his recovery from autism.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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