Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), a not for profit organization, focused on building the autism community by connecting people, families, friends and professionals. Our focus is on sharing information which can help children with autism be the best they can be.
What TACA provides:
• Monthly meetings in 7 locations in California: Costa Mesa, San Diego, West Hills, Visalia, Torrance, Santa Rosa, and Corona.
• Parent mentors to assist families newly affected by autism.
• Local doctors training and mentoring other professionals.
• Parent education seminars.
• Email newsletters 2-3 times each month.
• Monthly social events for families.
• Parent information binders for each new family.
• TACA Lending Library featuring books, audio and video tapes on autism-related topics.
• TACA Web site www.tacanow.org.
FAMILIES FOR EFFECTIVE AUTISM TREATMENT
– FRESNO/MADERA COUNTIES
Mission Statement: FEAT is a non-profit organization of parents, educators, and other professionals dedicated to providing world-class education, advocacy and support for the Fresno Madera County autism community.
Mailing address: P O Box 4291, Fresno, CA 93744
Voice mailbox: 559-459-5958
FEAT-FMC Parent Resource Meetings:
FEAT-FMC holds parent resource meetings at the location listed below on the fourth Tuesday of every month for 2006. There will be no meetings in July and December.
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: California Learning Connection
Center For Communication Skills
Goodfellow Occupational Therapy
2505 West Shaw Ave. Bldg. A
Fresno, CA. #228-9100
(off of Shaw Ave. Between Van Ness & Hughes behind Piccadilly)
Call Paul Lambert with any questions (559) 240-8519 or refer to website for a map.
GLADGuidance & Love for our Autistic Dependents
Guidance & Love for our Autistic Dependents
Glad Parent & Advocate: Diana Olivarria-Alvarado
Address: 18551 El Paso Rd., Madera CA 93608
Phones: (559) 662-0651 or (559) 232-0651
THE AUTISM EDUCATION NETWORKTHE AUTISM EDUCATION NETWORK
The Autism Education Network is a 501(3) ©) nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting parents and professionals through the internet to influence and improve education policy and programs for individuals with autism. The organization was founded as a result of my own struggle to secure appropriate special education services for my four-year-old son, John, who was diagnosed with autistic disorder in December, 2002
– Michele Waterman
Other Autism websites to visit: