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Money Raised 2014: $102,283
Children Screened: 7,924
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 7,924 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.
*Center for Disease Control & Prevention, 2013.
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!
Michelle & Chris Riley
Bringing parents new to an autism spectrum diagnosis together with families who can offer guidance and wisdom from their own experience.
Screening preschoolers at numerous preschools throughout the San Diego County & Bay Area communities.
ATPF is currently funding on-going research on our Early Intervention Model.
Bringing kids on the autism spectrum together with local athlete role models to play games and have fun.
Providing fun girls-only events like handbag design workshops.
ATPF Advocacy will now support, empower, and educate families in all areas of the disabilities experience.
Hosted at our San Diego office each month at no cost to participating families.
Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Oke at our San Diego office each month at no cost to participating families.
Scholarships this unique fitness program for low income teens and adults on the autism spectrum.
Training for preschool teachers in San Diego County and the Bay Area.
Trains preschool teachers in our Early Intervention Programs in the San Diego County & Bay Area.
Training Speech & Language Pathology students on our Early Intervention screening programs.
Provides this unique learning tool to parents for kids with autism.
Provides handbook created by Dr. Jean Novak at SJSU for Spanish-speaking parents and teachers who have children with autism.
The ATPF Teen Time Program is led by high-functioning ATPF Interns. The program is designed for teens with high-functioning autism who are able to independently participate in organized social outings in the San Diego community.
These free monthly workshops are open to teens with autism, ages 14-21, who are looking for a way to prepare themselves for life away from home.