Creating brighter futures for children with autism...

The Autism Tree Project Foundation was founded in 2003 to raise money for research to find a cure for autism, to increase community awareness in San Diego and across the nation, to compile and disseminate the most up-to-date information regarding multi-disciplinary approaches to treating autism, and to educate parents, healthcare professionals, and the community about the characteristics and needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. ATPF's current focus is the National Poster Campaign and the Preschool Screening Program.

Our mission is to CARE:

  • Community
  • Awareness
  • Research and
  • Education.

We are committed to finding a cure for autism through community awareness, research and education. Our goal is to build the CAN DO center in San Diego--Center for Autism and Neurological Disorders.

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After taking my son to two other speech offices, I found Kara Dodds and Associates, Inc. I was looking for a place that was knowledgeable about apraxia speech.

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Strength and Power Training for Children with Poor Coordination!

By Veronica Glen, PT, DPT (

When Physical Therapists see a clumsy or uncoordinated child, one of the first thoughts we think is “That kid can use some balance training!” or “They could benefit from functional activity practice!” What current evidence based research is finding is that strength and power training can be just as helpful if not MORE helpful than functional movement training!

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