Rebecca Estepp is the mother to two boys. Her oldest son, Eric, is a teenager with autism. Rebecca was an early member of Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) who assisted in the launch of the San Diego TACA Chapter in 2001.
She led the San Diego TACA Chapter Parent Support Meetings from 2003-2013. Rebecca worked for TACA for several years where she helped organize the TACA Mentor Program, provided support to newly diagnosed families, and attended autism meetings and hearings in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the organization. In 2010, she worked with SafeMinds as the Manager of Media and Government Relations until the Elizabeth Birth Center for Autism Law and Advocacy (EBCALA) needed her assistance with their Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Justice Program. From 2011-2014, Rebecca served as EBCALA’s Director of Communications. Over the years, she has worked with the press extensively on issues related to autism and vaccine safety. Rebecca has appeared in such media outlets as: Good Morning America, ABC’s World News Tonight, Wall Street Journal, FOX and Friends, New York Times, HD Net, CNN, USA Today, The New England Journal of Medicine and NPR. She has a B.A. in Communications from California State University, Northridge. Rebecca resides in Poway, California with her husband and their sons.