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  • University of San Diego Baseball Player Mentor Program
  • Autism Tree Project Foundation Musical Playgroup - Hosted at our San Diego office each month at no cost to participating families.
  • We are incredibly thankful to our community partner of the decade, CSR CARES. Thank you CSR Real Estate Services & CSR CARES supporting ATPF since 2003.
  • In 2006 ATPF launched an initiative to provide FREE Early Intervention Preschool Screenings to children in local preschools throughout California for language and developmental delays. Provided by Kara Dodds and Associates in San Diego and Dr. Jean Novak of San Jose State University in the Bay Area, ATPF Early Intervention Preschool Screenings catch warning signs in children, allowing parents to get further diagnosis and treatment at a critical time in their children's lives. It costs the Autism Tree $36 to screen each child. ATPF screens over 2,000 preschool children per year. To set up screenings at your school, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • We are incredibly thankful to the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation for their generous support to ATPF since 2009.
  • ATPF's Ignite Every Child Movement believes that "Every Child Deserves a Brighter Future". JOIN THE MOVEMENT and our LUNCHEON. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • University of San Diego Football Mentor Program - Working with the Autism Tree Project Foundation, the USD Toreros football team mentors ATPF kids, hosts ATPF families at Toreros events and raises autism awareness in our community.
  • Girls Mentor Program - designed to pair Autism Tree Project Foundation mothers and daughters with National Charity League, Del Sol Chapter, mothers and daughters by providing fun, annual girls-only events.
  • University of San Diego Baseball Player Mentor Program - Working with the Autism Tree Project Foundation, the USD Toreros baseball team mentors ATPF kids, hosts ATPF families at Toreros events and raises autism awareness in our community.

Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2016: $73,251

17% of ATPF 2016 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 10,976

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ATPF Ignite Every Child Inaugural Luncheon

Friday, September 30, 2016

ATPF is proud to be celebrating our 13th year of Creating Brighter Futures for Children & Families with Autism

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Upcoming Events

Musical Playgroup / Family group Workshop

June 25, 2016 8:30 am - 9:30 am

This 4 week group series will be hosted by The Music Therapy Center of California. This group is designed for up to 10 families to participate in a 4 week group, where each family would attend c ...




ATPF Family Farming Day

June 25, 2016 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

We are so thrilled to launch our NEW ATPF Food, Farming & Nutrition Program, partnering with Wild Willow Farm in South Bay! Families are welcome to come out and join us for a FREE fun farm tour, ...




Book Signing with Rupert Isaacson

June 25, 2016 11:00 am





ATPF Teen Time Meet up: Photo Walk through the Park

June 26, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm





Mommy, Daddy & Me Playtime Group: Led by Dr. Jennifer Oke

July 09, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Bring your child to our Playtime Class for a fun hour of interaction and play. Dr. Jennifer Oke will be leading this FREE group and teaching parents how to play, enjoy and have fun with their ki ...




Supporting Families Affected by Autism

Founded in 2003 Autism Tree Project Foundation (ATPF) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving communities in San Diego County and The Bay Area by assisting with Education, Advocacy, Early Intervention Preschool Screening, Research and Mentoring for families impacted by autism.

ATPF provides free Early Intervention Preschool Screenings to over 2,000 youth annually with 10,976 preschoolers screened to date since 2006.

ATPF’s Youth Education and Developmental Services coordinates and provides 20 FREE intensive programs, designed to engage youth with autism in a variety of services which aim at improving their confidence, behaviors and their social communications.

Every family tree is touched by autism. If you don't know someone with autism you will. Autism affects 1 in 50 school aged children, ages 6-17.

*Center for Disease Control & Prevention, 2013.

THANK YOU!

We say thank you to our members who make automatic donations to ATPF monthly. 

Your donations make it possible for us to continue to provide our 19 programs at no cost to our children and families! 

ATPF MARIPOSA Members

David & Deborah Johnson

The Monica Lynn Savoie Foundation

Chris & Michelle Riley

Chris & Linda Townson

Regan & Andrew Wiese

Tim & Karen Wright

ATPF Monthly Members

Veronica Carranza 

Marie Fukumoto-Fowle

Scott & Ann Leslie 

Latest News

  • $25,000 Matching Grant Awarded to ATPF

    Written by Lisa Kaufman, December 17, 2015

    Announcing....Autism Tree Project Foundation

    -- BREAKING NEWS!! --

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    Thank you to Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation for their on-going support and dedication to ATPF's mission, children, families and programs. ATPF is honored to announce a $25,000
    matching grant award to ATPF!