Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2017: $152,387

31% of ATPF 2017 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 13,191

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Clinical Advisory Board

Dr. Michael L. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Michael L. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief of Neurological Surgery, Rady Children's Hospital & Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, ATPF Board Officer

Dr. Michael Levy, Chief Neurosurgeon at Children's Hospital of San Diego Division of Pediatric Neurological Surgery and the University of California San Diego Division of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. With 24 years of medical practice, Levy's current hospital appointments also include LAC-USC Medical Center Los Angeles and USC University Hospital Los Angeles. He has served as Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Associate Professor with Tenure of Neurological Surgery – all for the University of Southern California School of Medicine, as well as a Residency Program Director for the Division of Neurological Surgery at UC San Diego. Dr. Levy has been actively involved with ATPF since 2003.

Dr. Doris A. Trauner, M.D.

Dr. Doris A. Trauner, M.D.

Dr. Doris A. Trauner has served as Interim Chair of the Department of Neurosciences as well as Chair of the Health Sciences Faculty Council, Vice Chair of the Department of Neurosciences, and Chief of Pediatric Neurology at UCSD.

Widely recognized and respected for her academic leadership, Dr. Trauner has held a joint appointment in Neurosciences and Pediatrics since 1977. Her research emphasizes the cognitive consequences of conditions that alter brain development early in life. These include both structural and metabolic disorders affecting the developing brain. Her study subjects include children with neurodevelopment, genetic, and metabolic disorders.

Dr. Jean Novak, Ph.D.

Dr. Jean Novak, Ph.D.

ATPF Director of Global Research, Bay Area Early Intervention Screenings & Programs

Dr. Jean Novak is a bilingual professor in Speech Pathology and was the 1st Department Chair of the Communicative Disorders & Sciences Department at San Jose State University. She is a clinical supervisor for speech pathology graduate students in assessment and therapy clinics for children with speech, language, and communication disorders. She is Director of the Bilingual Toddler and Preschool Screening Project which is funded by the Autism Tree Project Foundation. The screening project provides students with training and offers the community a needed service.

 

Dr. Jennifer Oke, Ph.D.

Dr. Jennifer Oke, Ph.D.

Director & Founder of ATPF Mommy, Daddy & Me Playtime Group

Dr. Jennifer Oke, Ph D, is a clinical child psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. She is the Founder & Director of ATPF's monthly Mommy, Daddy & Me Playtime group. Dr. Oke received her doctorate under Dr. Laura Schriebman at UCSD. She has been practicing in the San Diego community for 18 years.

 

Bobbi Hanna

Bobbi Hanna

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Bobbi Hanna recieved her associate of science degree in occupational therapy in 1997. She has over thirteen years of experience as a certified occupational therapy assitant working in private pediatrics practices, schools, and mental health settings in the San Diego community. She is a co-owner of Kids on the POINT OT, Inc.

Kara Dodds, M.S., CCC-SLP

Kara Dodds, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-language Pathologist

Kara Dodds, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist and a a member of ASHA and CSHA. She is a director of Kara Dodds and Associates, Inc. a private practice in San Diego and specializes in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with Autism, Apraxia, sensory feeding disorders and in developmental delay. Dodds is the Director of the ATPF Early Intervention Preschool Screening Program. 

Victoria Ikerd-Schreiter

Victoria Ikerd-Schreiter

ATPF Spanish Programs

Since the diagnosis of her first child in September of 1999, Victoria has tirelessly advocated for the needs of both of her children in their struggle to overcome their disability. But her advocacy did not end with her children alone. It carried forward to fighting for individual children who are not hers, and the needs of children with autism and other special needs on the local, state, national, and now global level as well.

 

Julie Guy

Julie Guy

Co-director of the Music Therapy Center of California

Julie Guy, M.M., MT-BC, NMT, a board-certified music therapist, is founder and co-director of the Music Therapy Center of California. She has received several grants and scholarships including a Craig's Fund Grant, Brian Smith Memorial Scholarship for Music Therapy Interns, MJ Gelder Performing Arts Fund, and he Kalamazoo Chapter National AMBUCS Living Endowment Fund.  

Angela Neve, MT-BC

Angela Neve, MT-BC

Neurological Music Therapist

Angela Neve, MT-BC is a board-certified neurologic music therapist and co-owner of the Music Therapy Center of California. She has been working as a music therapist for over seven years in the San Diego area with children, teenagers and adults with autism. 

Breena Hayman, M.S

Breena Hayman, M.S

Speech-Language Pathologist

Breena Hayman, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech language pathologist and a member of ASHA and CSHA. Breena is a certified Hanen instructor and along with Kara Dodds, M.S., CCC-SLP also a certified Hanen instructor teach the parent training class "More Than Words".