Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2017: $195,279

40.5% of ATPF 2017 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 13,563

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In 2005 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 Speech Language Pathologist  Kara Dodds and Associates in San Diego and Speech Language Pathologist Michelle Connelly in the Bay Area, these 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 now screens, on average, over 2,000 preschool children per year. ATPF provides all preschool screenings & preschool teacher trainings at no charge to the parent or the school site. ATPF has provided free early intervention screenings to over 55 preschool sites in San Diego and the Bay Area, including a partnership with Head Start San Diego. 

To get your preschool site set up for free early intervention screenings, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 619-222-4465

Over 13,000 preschoolers provided FREE Early Intervention Preschool Screenings by ATPF to date!

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