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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Autism Tree Project Foundation Musical Playgroup - Hosted at our San Diego office each month at no cost to participating families.
  • Since 2013, LIFT UP LUKE & LIFT UP AUTISM have raised more than $100,000 for ATPF! We are incredibly thankful to our community partner, TRAIN HEROIC and ATPF Supporters Josh & Mary Everett for their hearts and continued support for our mission, programs and services!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • We are incredibly thankful to the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation for their generous support to ATPF since 2009.

Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2016: $119,757

28% 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

ATPF Q2 Board Meeting

July 28, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ATPF board meets quarterly. To get more information about our Board of Directors, contact Lisa@autismtreeproject.org or call 619-222-4465  




KONA KAI presents… "Sparkle Under the Summer Sky" Fundraiser for ATPF

July 28, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bring your flip flops and Aloha shirts, flowers in your hair, and a smile! Let's celebrate together for a great cause in paradise at the sun kissed Kona Kai Club!  Food, live music, drinks, o ...




2nd Annual ATPF Bridge to the Beach: Family Beach Day

July 30, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am

ATPF and the San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation is hosting the 2nd Annual Bridge to the Beach Program! Join us for this family friendly beach day. All kids, all ages are welcome to sign up an ...




DIVE IN: A Summer Shopping Pool Party for ATPF

July 30, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

DIVE IN  ATPF Supporter & Ignite Every Child Luncheon Table Ambassador Alexandra Taccone has graciously opened her gorgeous Mount Soledad home to host a fundraiser for Autism Tree Project Foun ...




6th Annual ATPF Girls Summer Art Camp: Session 1

August 06, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ATPF & NCL Girls will joyfully be creating sketchbooks, designing personal smocks, making collages, learning water color techniques, and experimenting with mixed media. All lessons are designed ...




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

  • DPR Construction Raises $10,000 for ATPF

    Written by Lisa Kaufman, July 14, 2016

    Thank you DPR Construction for raising $10,000 at the 3rd Annual Cornhole Classic for ATPF! We are proud to have DPR as a Platinum Sponsor for our upcoming Ignite Every Child Luncheon on Friday September 30!