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Money Raised 2014: $24,420
Children Screened: 7,051
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 1,900 youth annually with 7,051 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.
"This year we are raising money for the Autism Tree Project Foundation! They are a local grassroots charity who provide free preschool screenings to over 1,900 children per year. These screenings have caught warning signs in many children already, allowing parents to get further diagnosis and treatment at a crucial time in their children's lives.
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.