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  • 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.
  • AutismFITT Club™ - Exercise & Fitness for Children and Adults with Autism in San Diego.
  • Save the date for #GivingTuesday 2014 on December 2! Pledge to give to ATPF by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 619-222-4465
  • University of San Diego Baseball Player Mentor Program - designed to pair USD athletes with ATPF kids during the baseball season.
  • Autism Tree Project Foundation Musical Playgroup - Hosted at our San Diego office each month at no cost to participating families.
  • 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.

Progress to Date

Money Raised 2014: $176,766

Children Screened: 8,352

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Thank you to Thank You to over 250 supporters who donated generously to ATPF during our 16 Hour Telethon in honor of #GivingTuesday to kick off our year-end giving campaign!  We still need your donation to reach our year-end goal! Every dollar donated counts!

Have you made your donation?

Make your donation TODAY! 

Upcoming Events

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

January 10, 2015 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 ...




ATPF Musical Playgroup

January 17, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Big thanks to Angela Neve & Maureen O'Shaughnessy of The Music Therapy Center of California for hosting these fun groups for the whole family! Kids learn how to interact, communicate and play ...




ATPF Free Parent Workshop Series: Behavior Basics

January 26, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm





Children of the Rainbow, Logan Heights: Free Preschool Early Intervention Speech and Language Screenings

February 02, 2015 12:00 pm - February 05, 2015 12:00 pm

Children of the Rainbow, Logan Heights: Free Preschool Early Intervention Speech and Language Screenings Autism Tree Project Foundation sponsors FREE early intervention speech and language screen ...




Solana Beach Presbyterian Day of Service

February 22, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thank you to Solana Beach Presbyterian Church for hosting this annual Day of Service for local groups and organizations. This year volunteers will be making posters for our ATPF families to use at ...




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, screening and mentoring for families impacted by autism.

We now screen over 2,000 youth annually with 8,352 preschoolers screened to date since 2006.

ATPF’s Youth Education and Developmental Services coordinates a variety of intensive programs designed to engage youth with autism in a variety of services, aimed at improving their confidence and behaviors, plus improving 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 16 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

Tim & Karen Wright

ATPF Monthly Members

Veronica Carranza 

Robin Champlin 

Marie Fowle

Ann Leslie 

Elizabeth Nadjar 

Latest News

  • YOU are Amazing!

    Written by Lisa Kaufman, December 16, 2014

    YOU ARE AMAZING!
    Thank You to over 250 supporters who donated generously to ATPF during our 16 Hour Telethon in honor of #GivingTuesday to kick off our year-end giving campiagn!

    $52,957
    Raised since December 2, 2014!


    Have you made your donation?
    Make your donation NOW on PayPal

    AND don't miss out on this
    VIP Offer for MARIPOSA DONORS...
    We are excited to offer something very special in honor
    of our year-end giving campaign...
    Become an ATPF Mariposa Changemaker Donor
    (by donating $100 per month or a one-time donation of $1,200)
    and you will be invited to enjoy a secret VIP Celebration in January 2015! Make your pledge to donate TODAY by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 619-222-4465

    $10,000
    Epstein Family Foundation

    $5,000
    The Paula B. & Oliver C. Jones Family Foundation

    $4,500
    Point Loma Golf Classic

    $2,500
    David & Deborah Johnson Family Trust

    $2,000
    Todd & Dayna Hoff

    $1,400
    Solar Turbine Holiday Fund

    $1,200
    Thank you to Mariposa Members:
    Lynne Bernard (Savoie Family Trust)
    Chris & Michele Riley
    Chris & Linda Townson
    Tim & Karen Wright

    $1,000
    Cary & Maria Lucian
    Denise Zamora
    (courtesy of the Sempra Energy Holiday Fund)
    Zucker Law Firm

    $500
    Doug Boone
    Karen Cangelosi
    Dr. Barbara & Andy Denysiak
    Kara Dodds & Associates
    Dr. Lincoln & Joyce Fairchild
    Pablo A. Fernandez
    Tom & Karen Gammiere
    Debbie Grizzle
    Steve Hermer
    Matt Holman (EMW Foundation)
    Chad & Marley Nelms
    Dr. Pouria Parsa
    Paul & Alexandra Taccone
    Susan Weinshanker

    $0-499
    Leonel Aceituno
    Margaret Adams
    Chris & Lori Ajuloni
    Maria Alvarez
    Jeff & Sandi Anderson
    Sister Mary Jo Anderson
    Dr. Steven & Ingrid Andree
    Maryann & Rob Augustine
    Susan Bernabe
    Michael Bartan
    Gavin & Rebecca Bass-Ching
    Robbie Bethard
    Dara Bilow
    Yvonne Blakenship
    Stephanie Blitvich
    Brain & Dina Bonafede
    Katie Brady
    Jennie Breister
    Eugene Brennan
    George Brennan
    James Brennan
    Shane Brennan
    George & Julie Bronstein
    Susan Burwin
    Tamela Bynon
    Jeff & Summer Carlin
    Irma Caro
    Cyndi Casillas
    Tim & Emily Chandler
    Evan Choi
    Joy Ciolino
    William & Sarah Cogan
    Kay Corden
    Dan Cote
    Heather Cramer
    Cheri Cuba
    David Cuzick
    Dallas Cyr
    Diana Day
    Susan DeVincent
    Clorinda Dodds
    Kara Dodds & Associates
    Christophe Dugas
    Charles & Janet Engberg
    Lena Ettinger
    Mirna Borunda
    Rodolfo Farber
    Demien Farrell
    Branko Fernandez
    Pablo Fernandez
    Dr. Ruben Farris
    Marlene Fisher
    Dr. Adam Fogelman
    Marie Fowle
    Edgar & Kelly Fritz
    Curtis Gabhart
    Troy Gagielo
    Caroline Gallardo
    Kelli Garner
    Chris & Helen Ghio
    Dr. Suzanne Goh
    Marcus Gonzales
    Jill Gormley
    Dean Grafos
    Andy & Kelly Greene
    Megan Grey
    Doug & Tami Grove
    Logan Grove
    Rajesh Grover
    Patricia Gutierrez
    Julie Guy
    Sebastian Hallack
    Bobbi Hanna
    Cynthia Hanna
    Jana Harver
    Breena Hayman
    Becca Herndon
    Steve Hermer
    Matt Holman
    Lennie Howell
    Eric Huth
    Glen Jaffe
    Kyle Johnson
    Neal & Kathy Johnson
    David & Elizabeth Kaplan
    William Karmazin
    Jonathan Knepher
    Vincent & Christen Kuegner
    Janice Kurth
    Le Caramel
    Jim Leiner
    Debbie Lee
    Kimberly Lesh
    Mike Levine
    Amber Lopez
    Arlene Lopez
    Mailette Lopez-Fierro
    Mary Lyons
    Tina Marie Martinez
    NK Mbaya
    Laura Meza
    Monica Montano
    Jeff & Michelle Martin
    Tina Marie Martinez
    Hailey Mashburn
    Amy McDowell
    Michael McShane
    Christina Medina
    Robin Menefee
    Liz Miles
    Glen Miller
    Melanie Milicevic
    Heidi Moker
    John Moreno
    Carol Morris
    Karen Morrissey
    Molly Mosley
    Gloria Muriel
    Terrie Muxlow
    Jenna Neuman
    Jill Newell
    Angela Neve
    Jacquie Nicholson
    Martino Nguyen
    Judy Nora
    Kim Nunez
    Christopher & Karen O'Hern
    Diana Oliver
    Christopher Orrett
    Marty Palesmo
    Liat Parker
    Alexander Pfleger
    Lynae Ploeg
    Kareem Radwan
    Kaitlynn Reilly
    Allyson Riley
    Ineiza Rivera
    Adam & Virginia Rivera
    The Roji Family
    Jodie & Holland Romero
    Mick Ross
    Jayson Saks
    Paloma Salle
    Dr. Luis & Anamaria Sanchez
    Dr. Joanna Savarese
    Steve Schlobeck
    Mark Schmidt
    Pamela Schroder
    Tamara Schwab
    Alison Schweitzer
    Cynthia Sepulveda
    Salpi Sleiman
    Georgie Ann Smith
    Brad Snider
    Emi Soiland
    Sam Stafford
    David Steel
    Nancy Stevenson
    Glenn Sumrell
    Pamela Swan
    Dave Tgeraji
    Patrick Thompson
    Alex Tescher
    Cody Tescher
    Chris & Linda Townson
    Keith Townson
    Veronica Townson
    Dr. Doris Trauner
    Margo Turner
    Meg Tyndell
    Ann Waltrip
    Linda Welby
    David Weston
    Katie White
    Rebecca White
    Terrie Williams
    Jeremiah Winkler
    Woodstocks Pizza
    Bernard Wright
    David Wright
    Melissa Valder
    Andrew Valencia
    Aubrey Valencia
    Raunette Vaughn
    Dr. Keith Vaux
    Susan Vigil
    Tony & Susie Vitale
    Stacy Vizoarra
    Eileen Vohs
    Barbara Voit
    Evelyn Yeager
    Ken & Cal Yocum
    Susan Zanca-Burwin
    Jiza Zito

     

      

     

     

     

    Every dollar counts!
    The cost to screen one child is $36.
    If you'd like to help 1 child, donate $36,
    to help 3 children, donate $108,
    to help 5 children, donate $180,
    to help 10 children, donate $360
    or to help 30 children, donate $1,080.
    A donation of any amount will be greatly appreciated and has the potential to change a child's life! Thank you for your donation!

    If you'd rather send a check:

    ATPF
    2845 Nimitz Blvd
    Suite C
    San Diego, CA 92106

    For donations in kind
    please contact:
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
    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, screening and mentoring for families impacted by autism.

    More than 1,500 youth and families participate in annual activities.

    We now screen over 2,000 youth annually with 8,352 preschoolers screened to date since 2006

    ATPF's Youth Education and Developmental Services coordinates a variety of intensive programs designed to engage youth with autism in a variety of services, aimed at improving their confidence and behaviors, plus improving 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.

    Your donation is fully tax-deductible.
    Federal 501 (c) 3
    Non-Profit Organization
    Tax ID 71-0942573