Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2019: $318,091

72% of ATPF 2019 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 19,613

SLP Students Trained at SJSU: 2,300

 2019 Giving Tuesday Telethon

ATPF San Diego FREE Early Intervention Screenings at First Step Head Start, San Diego, CA

March 9th, 2020 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: NHA First Step Headstart Child Development Center, 804 San Pasqual St., San Diego, California, United States
Category: Early Intervention

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 84 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

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