Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2019: $263,093

59% of ATPF 2019 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 19,089

SLP Students Trained at SJSU: 2,300

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Individuals with autism usually exhibit at least half of the traits listed below.

These symptoms can range from mild to severe and vary in intensity.

  • Difficulty interacting with other children
  • insistence on sameness; resists changes in routine
  • Does not point
  • No real fear of dangers
  • Little or no eye contact
  • Sustained odd play
  • Apparent insensitivity to pain
  • Echolalia (repeating words or phrases in place of normal language)
  • Prefers to be alone; aloof manner
  • uneven gross/fine motor skills
  • may resist cuddling
  • Spins objects
  • Not responsive to verbal cues; acts as if deaf
  • inappropriate attachment to objects
  • Difficulty in expressing needs
  • Noticeable physical over activity or extreme under activity
  • tantrums; may display extreme distress for no apparent reason
  • unresponsive to normal teaching methods

Please note this symptom list is not a substitute for a full-scale diagnostic assessment. Consult your healthcare provider to obtain a complete diagnostic evaluation.