The Early Start Denver Model

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A new study published online today shows that an intensive early intervention for very young children with autism, known as ESDM, normalized the brain activity of the children in the study. Take a look! http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/mindinstitute/7079

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Bullying and Autism

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A recent national study suggests that almost half of teens with autism are bullied – more than three times the rate of other students. This study underscores the need for more support for teens with autism, particularly in regular education settings which increased the risk for bullying. ┬áHere is an article about bullying and teens

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Jason Celebrating A Decade with ACT!

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Congratulations to Jason McDuffee, M.S., who is celebrating 10 years with ACT! You are a phenomenal person and therapist, Jason, and we are lucky to have you on our team!

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TACA Holiday Survival Guide

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Happy Halloween! Need gluten free, casein free, or soy free candy options? Check out this page: http://www.tacanow.org/family-resources/more-holiday-survival-tips/#anchor_candy

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Elopement and Autism Spectrum Disorders

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A recent study reports that nearly half of children with autism over the age of 4 wander or bolt from safe places. It also indicates that many of these children end up in dangerous situations, elopement is not the result of inattentive parenting, and parents of children with autism require more support for addressing this

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