NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS - April 13, 2020
 
PROGRESS TO DATE
MONEY RAISED IN 2020
$54,710
10% OF OPERATING BUDGET
CHILDREN SCREENED
20,602
ATPF LAUNCHES NEW #READWITHAUTISMTREE VIDEO SERIES WITH VOLUNTEERS
ATPF Volunteer & Supporter Jeff Snyder Reads
ATPF Volunteer & Supporter Jeff Snyder Reads "The Sneetches"
Madcaps San Diego & ATPF Volunteer Rose Reads
ATPF Volunteer Rose Riley from Madcaps San Diego Reads "When You Give A Moose A Muffin"
ATPF Community Partner Melissa Sargent & Mini-Horse AJ Read
ATPF Community Partner Melissa Sargent & Mini-Horse AJ Read "A Raindrop Hit My Nose"
ATPF Volunteer Cristina Reads
ATPF Volunteer from Community Interface Services Cristina Guerra Reads "How The Crayons Saved the Rainbow"
We are excited to launch a NEW daily video series called "Reading with Autism Tree"! We are beyond grateful for our ATPF volunteers and community partners for continuing to step up each day to help serve our kids and families in new and innovative ways! Thank you to our community leaders who have shared a video with our community so far. You can s tay up-to-date with ALL our videos of resources, tips & ideas on our YouTube Channel.
More 1 min videos updated daily - click on the banner above to view ALL videos in our YouTube playlist!
Connection Tips with Volunteer Director of ATPF-USD Athletics Mentor Programs Jon Hickey
Connection Tips with Volunteer Director of ATPF-USD Athletics Mentor Programs Jon Hickey
Tap Fever Studios Weekly Online Dance Class
ATPF Community Partner Larisa Hall, Owner of Tap Fever Studios Announces Weekly Online Dance Class
Coloring Activity with ATPF Volunteer Bobbi Hanna, COTA/L
Gloria Muriel Coloring Activity with Occupational Therapist & ATPF Volunteer Bobbi Hanna, COTA/L
Rock Painting Art Activity with USD Intern Melissa
Rock Painting Art Activity with USD Intern Melissa
**We care about our ATPF Families and are here to help YOU through this difficult time of uncertainty. Please call/text 909-815-8520 or email RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org if you need new ideas for adjusting your schedule or help with managing your kids through a new schedule at home. **
ATPF COVID-19 RESPONSE TIMELINE TO DATE

The month of March was very fast moving for our ATPF Team. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit San Diego, ATPF responded quickly. Click above on the infographic of our response to date to download a PDF version with links to resources. We feel blessed every day to continue supporting kids and families with autism through our virtual programs and services! 
Our ATPF team is doing everything we can to continue our core mission of C.A.R.E.S. (Community Awareness, Advocacy, Research, and Early Intervention Screenings) to serve the thousands of kids and families in our autism community. We greatly appreciate all the supporters who make our core mission possible - please donate today:
RSVP TODAY:
ATPF'S LUNCH & LEARN WITH WENDY GARAFALO
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2020

Calling all ATPF Parents! We are excited to launch our NEW Lunch & Learn Weekly Zoom Series starting this Wednesday, April 15th! Join ATPF Volunteer Executive Director Dayna Hoff in an Interview and Q&A with ATPF Board Member, Supporter & Mom Wendy Garafalo, who will be sharing strategies and advice for families during the stay at home order.
Questions? Contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call/text 909-815-8520.

RSVP TODAY: 
ATPF VIRTUAL CORE TEAM MEETING 
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020

Join us via Zoom for our monthly Core Team Meeting with an inspiration led by Garret Hoff. These monthly meetings are for our core team of volunteers and staff who help produce more than 200 free programs, services and events for ATPF annually. All volunteers (brand new and returning) are welcome to attend!
Questions? Contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call/text 909-815-8520.
ATPF PRESENTS TO INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION MICROSOFT CHANNEL PARTNERS (IAMCP) 
SAN DIEGO CHAPTER WEBINAR 




ATPF was honored to present via webinar alongside Dr. Lawrence Fung of Stanford University's Neurodiversity Project at the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) San Diego Chapter 's Meeting today! Special thank you to Veronica Place, IAMCP Diversity & Inclusion Chair for inviting our team to speak to over 50 professionals in the IT industry!
 
ATPF ESTABLISHES WEBSITE PAGE EXCLUSIVELY 
FOR CORONAVIRUS UPDATES & RESOURCES
Our ATPF team is doing everything we can to continue serving our families during this constantly changing time. To give you and your family one place to check the latest news in our ATPF Community and beyond, we are proud to be launching a new website page exclusively for Coronavirus updates and resources!  Visit our Coronavirus Updates website page here.
ATPF AWARDED GRANT FROM 
NORDSON CORPORATION


We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to the Nordson Corporation Foundation for their recent grant of $4,000 to support the ATPF Early Intervention Preschool Screening Program! This grant will help ATPF reach our goal of providing FREE early intervention screenings to all 10,300 Head Start preschoolers on an annual basis, with the ultimate goal of kindergarten readiness. We are thrilled about this new partnership and look forward to working with the Nordson Corporation Foundation in the future!
ATPF VIRTUAL PROGRAM EVENTS CONTINUE TO SERVE THE AUTISM COMMUNITY








Even with the stay at home order, our kids and families have been able to enjoy a variety of ATPF Events using Zoom! Thank you so much to all of our incredible and flexible program leaders for being so willing to adapt to an online format during this challenging time. We are so blessed to have such incredible Volunteer Program Directors & Volunteer Leaders!
SAVE THE DATE!
ATPF SWEET 16 CANDLES GALA
S ATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020


THANK YOU TO OUR $5,000 GOLD SPONSOR:
 
THANK YOU TO OUR $2,500 SILVER SPONSORS:



THANK YOU TO OUR SWEET 16 GALA CO-CHAIRS:
Wendy & Rob Garafalo
Kirsten & Phil Senescall
MASTER OF CEREMONIES LINDA WELBY INVITES YOU TO JOIN US
AND DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY WITH BAND OVERBOARD:

WE ARE PROUD TO HONOR THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:


THANK YOU TO OUR TABLE AMBASSADORS - ONLY 45  TO GO!

AKA Head Start Board of Directors Sponsored By HUB International Insurance Services Inc.
Alexandra & Paul Taccone
Breena Hayman
Butterfly Effects ABA Therapy - SILVER SPONSOR
Cheryl Mitchell
CSR CARES
Dallas Kessman & Chris Wilson
Damon Carson
Danielle & Dillon Levy
Dayna & Todd Hoff
Destinations in Paradise - SILVER SPONSOR
Dr. Doris Trauner
Dr. Luis & Anamaria Sanchez
Dr. Michael Levy
Dr. Reuben & Kathy Farris
Dr. Shannon & Jeff Leinert
Elizabeth Kaplan
Faye Bashar & Associates
Frontline Realty Group
Garret Hoff
Gayle Montisano
Gigi & Brad Benter
Helen & Chris Ghio/Michelle & Chris Riley
Ina & Tom Masten
Jena Neuman
JetBlue Airways
Joel's Vision Arts/D'Vine Path
Jordan Marks
Josefina Ring

Kara Dodds & Associates
Karen & Tim Wright
Karen & Tom Gammiere
Karen Cangialosi & Greg Jones
KIRA GRACE/Lisa Karmazin
Kirsten & Phil Senescall, Co-Chairs
Lisa Marvin
Mainly Motzart - SILVER SPONSOR
Maria & David Alvarez
Max & Anna Levinson Foundation
Michelle McGowan
Nathan Watkins
Neighborhood House Association - SILVER SPONSOR
Rebecca & Gary Welch
Renee Yomtob & Brandon Baldwin
Rich Horner
Sam & Donald Trink
Secret Table
Seth Schwartz
Shelly Lana
Susannah Hensel
The Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Family Foundation
The Lucian Family
The San Diego G.O.L.D. Diggers - GOLD SPONSOR
The Thursday Club
Tomie & Michael Orosz
Vantage Point & Michele Jodock
Verbal Behavioral Associates
Wendy & Rob Garafalo, Co-Chairs
With your health and safety in mind, our ATPF Executive Team has decided to reschedule our  ATPF Sweet 16 Candles Gala to September 26, 2020. Read more about our announcement here.
 There is still time to buy your table, become a sponsor, donate to our silent auction, and donate to our wine/champagne pull.
To learn more about our gala, visit our website
or contact Lisa@autismtreeproject.org, call 619-222-4465
ATPF BAY AREA 
EARLY INTERVENTION PRESCHOOL SCREENINGS


*Disclaimer: All screening have currently been cancelled or rescheduled until Fall 2020.
Huge thanks to Speech Language Pathologist Michelle Connelly, Director of ATPF Bay Area Early Intervention Preschool Screening Program for expanding our Bay Area screenings since she joined our team in 2016. Thanks to Michelle's hard work, we have tripled the number of annual screenings we have provided to the Bay Area community in the last year!
Screenings for Bay Area preschools are just about to start!  
Click here to view our event calendar with all 2019 dates. 

Here are some of the preschool sites in the Bay Area where ATPF is providing FREE screenings:

Addison-Penzack JCC of Silicon Valley - Los Gatos, CA
Associated Students Child Development Center - San Jose, CA - NEW!
Creative Beginnings Preschool - San Jose, CA
Holey Family School - San Jose, CA
Most Holy Trinity School - San Jose, CA
The Primary School - East Palo Alto, CA
Resurrection Catholic School - Sunnyvale, CA
Running Start Preschool - San Jose, CA
Sacred Heart Elementary School - Saratoga, CA
SJSU Preschool - San Jose, CA
SJSU ChAD Lab Preschool - San Jose, CA
St. Elizabeth Seton School - Palo Alto, CA
St. Joseph of Cupertino School - Cupertino, CA
St. Lucy School - Campbell, CA
St. Nicholas Catholic School - Los Altos Hills, CA

Thank you to our longest running community partner CSR Cares

ATPF HIGHLIGHTS
ATPF VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION HIGHLIGHT: 
DAYAN CORRAL & ALONDRA BARAJAS


We LOVE our ATPF Interns & Volunteers! We will be recognizing and highlighting a new intern or volunteer in every e-newsletter - this week we are sending extra love and thanks to the SDSU Volunteers Dayan Corral and Alondra Barajas! In 2017, Dayan was an intern at ATPF during her junior year at High Tech High Chula Vista, and three years later, she has continued to volunteer with ATPF while balancing student life at San Diego State University. She also introduced her friend, Alondra Barajas, to our ATPF community this year, and together they have volunteered at many of our big program events, including our 8th Annual USD Baseball Meet & Greet, monthly Core Team Meetings, and 12th Annual Program Managers Meeting.
We are immensely  grateful to have Dayan and Alondra on our ATPF Volunteer team!

THANK YOU DAYAN & ALONDRA FOR HAVING BIG HEARTS FOR OUR KIDS AND FAMILIES!
200+ ATPF EVENTS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Intern & Young Volunteer Video
ATPF Intern & Young Volunteer Program Video
With over 200 calendared events annually, ATPF is always looking for quality volunteers with a heart and passion to serve our kids and families! To learn more information, visit our  ATPF Intern & Young Volunteer Program page on our website. To get involved as a volunteer or intern today, call the office at 619-222-4465 or email RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org!

ATPF UPCOMING PROGRAMS, SERVICES & EVENTS


ATPF's Lunch & Learn Weekly Zoom Series
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12 - 12:45 PM
Accessible to you at home via Zoom

Join ATPF Volunteer Executive Director Dayna Hoff in an Interview and Q&A with ATPF Board Member, Supporter, and Mom Wendy Garafalo, who will be sharing strategies and advice for families during the stay at home order. 

RSVP online today at https://bit.ly/ATPFLunchLearn1
Questions? Contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org
or call/text 909-815-8520.

 


ATPF Typers Zoom Meet-Ups
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:30 PM
Accessible to you at home via Zoom

Meet on Zoom with different AAC Typer friends across the country, share your favorite books, funny quotes or memes, and enjoy the feeling of community through alternative communication!  Led by ATPF Mom Shelly Lana and her son Otto.  All kids/teens who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices are welcome! 

All participants who RSVP will receive a reminder email/text with all details on how to join the Zoom meeting.

RSVP for April 15th here: https://forms.gle/CwmPfFYH2JXWYNz39

Questions? Contact Shelly Lana at 858-361-0098

 


ATPF Online: LEGO Therapy Workshop
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - TENTATIVE
Saturday, June 13, 2020- TENTATIVE
10 AM- 12 PM
Accessible to you at home via Zoom

We are excited to be offering our ATPF LEGO Workshops ONLINE via Zoom! Each family will have the opportunity for a one-on-one 15 minute session with ATPF LEGO Therapy Program Director Santana Getz! You will build LEGO's and practice social communication skills with guidance: Santana will answer any or all of your questions, give advice, or observe how your family is interacting and give feedback.

Limit of 8 families MAX per workshop, first come, first served!

This workshop is free, but you must RSVP. Email RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call/text 909-815-8520 with ALL of the following info listed here in our event page .





 


ATPF Teen Time Virtual Reality Workshop 
feat. ATPF Teen Elizabeth "Lizzy" Sweeten
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
11 AM - 12 PM
Accessible to you at home via Zoom

Calling all ATPF Teens! We are switching it up and making some fun changes to our Teen Time Virtual Reality Workshops - in addition to different games/virtual reality activities, these virtual gatherings will now feature a new ATPF Teen guest speaker at every workshop! ATPF Teen Elizabeth "Lizzy" Sweeten will be presenting on the topic of Greek Mythology at our next one.

Our Teen Time Virtual Reality Workshops are hosted by Ian Miller,
Volunteer Director of Teen Time Program & Director of Interactive Media Institute's Autism Center of Excellence.

RSVP online today:  https://bit.ly/AprilTeenVR
Questions? Contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call/text 909-815-8520.



 


ATPF Virtual Core Team Meeting
Thursday, April 23, 2020
4 - 5:30 PM
Accessible to you at home via Zoom

Join us via zoom for our monthly core team meeting with an inspiration led by Garret Hoff. These monthly meetings are for our core team of volunteers and staff who help produce more than 200 free programs, services, and events for ATPF annually. All volunteers (brand new and returning) are welcome to attend.
RSVP online today:https://forms.gle/VupLzmTbt7CtFmz67 
Questions? Contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call/text (909) 815-8520. 





 


ATPF Virtual Musical Playgroup
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Saturday, May 23, 2020- TENTATIVE
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Accessible to you at home via Zoom

T his event is free, but you must RSVP! 

Sign up here for April 11th: https://forms.gle/j6wnt9kUAowBFGtZ8
Sign up here for April 25th:  https://forms.gle/WvkX9KJ5dmvWyjtW8
 
You and your family are invited to join us for a "virtual" musical playgroup using Zoom! A URL link, meeting ID, and password will be shared with all parents who RSVP. All you have to do is click the link and sign in with the information provided. It's free and you can participate from computer, ipad or phone (you would need to download the app to use a phone).

We will learn valuable interaction, communication, and social skills through group music-making in a fun and friendly environment. The ATPF playgroups are facilitated by board-certified music therapists from the Music Therapy Center of California.
Questions? Call 619-222-4465 or Email  rebeccab@autismtreeproject.org

 


ATPF Food, Farming,& Nutrition Workshops
Saturday, April 25, 2020 - CANCELLED
10 AM - 1 PM
Wild Willow Farm 
2550 Sunset Avenue, San Diego, California 92154

We are so thrilled to launch our 4th Annual ATPF Food, Farming & Nutrition Program 6 week workshops, partnering with Wild Willow Farm in South Bay! Every workshop is different and provides an opportunity for our children and families to help out on the farm, play in the children's garden, pet therapy goats and chickens, and create a healthy lunch with produce they pick fresh from on the farm. Kids ages 6+ are welcome to attend!
Questions? Contact Rebeccab@autismtreeproject.org or call 619-222-4465





 


LIVE Yoga with Anastasia for ATPF Families
Sunday, April 26, 2020
10:00 AM-10:45 AM
Accessible  to you at home via ATPF's Instagram

Join us LIVE via the @AutismTree Instagram on Saturday, April 11th at 10 AM for a yoga class instructed by ATPF Volunteer & Yoga Teacher Anastasia! For all levels & abilities, including kids.

It's free to join - have fun with the whole family! https://www.instagram.com/autismtree/

If you would like to support our core mission of C.A.R.E.S: Community Awareness, Advocacy, Research and Early Intervention Screenings, donate online at www.autismtreeproject.org/donate or text "ATPF" to 24365


 


ATPF-NCL Annual Mother Daughter Tea
Saturday, May 17, 2020 - TENTATIVE
12 PM - 2 PM
Encinitas Boys & Girls Club 
& Center for a Healthy Lifestyle
1221 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024

This event is free, but you must RSVP! Sign up here for May 17: https://forms.gle/axPfhSX4aXyNECdv9
 
ATPF-NCL Girls Mentor Program's Mother & Daughter Tea is coming up fast and it's sure to be a blast! For girls ages 9+. It will be held at the Center for A Healthy Lifestyle in Encinitas.

Questions? Call 619-222-4465 or Email rebeccab@autismtreeproject.org


 


ATPF Hearts & Hooves Therapy Workshop For Kids
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - TENTATIVE
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Heart & Hooves Therapy 
Ashley Rd, Ramona, California 92065

We are officially at MAXIMUM CAPACITY for May 30th!
To be placed on our waitlist, contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call 619-222-4465.

Calling all ATPF Parents of kids 13 & under! We are so excited to partner with Heart and Hooves Therapy for a fun outdoors workshop! Come on out to the ranch and enjoy 2 hours of learning outdoors about mini horse safety, knowledge and interacting with them. Each kid will be paired up with a mini horse and handler for the duration of the session. Together they will learn to correctly approach, handle and groom their mini horse, as well as lead them through the obstacle course while playing educational games. We will have a group game working on patience, listening, focus, taking turns and respect. Then we will have horseshoes game, roping cow head to learn on and a snack!

Questions? Contact RebeccaB@autismtreeproject.org or call 619-222-4465!


 

ATPF PHOTO ALBUMS 2019


ATPF Virtual InHarmony Workshop
April 8, 2020

Huge thank you to the The Music Therapy Center of California for hosting an ATPF InHarmony Workshop this afternoon! Stay tuned for the recorded version of this workshop - we will be sharing it soon 

 

Wealth Legacy Group Inc. Webinar Day 2
April 7, 2020

Our ATPF Team really enjoyed Day 2 of Wealth Legacy Group, Inc. Webinar! Today's topic was "Beyond Technology: Moving From Surviving to Thriving!" Special thank you to R.J. Kelly and his team for featuring an impressive line-up of speakers. These webinars are FREE to the public - if you would like to participate, learn more and register here: https://conta.cc/3bXbnSR

 

ATPF Participates in Wealth Legacy Group Webinar
April 6, 2020

Happy Monday Facebook Friends! Our ATPF Team really enjoyed participating in this webinar this morning led by R.J. Kelly and his team at the Wealth Legacy Group, Inc. We found a fun picture of our ATPF Team with Chris Van Gorder, EMT-B, MPA, FACHE from May 11, 2016 at the Leadership Insights Forum series. The topic of the webinar was "Will My Business Survive COVID-19?" We truly enjoyed the featured speakers. These webinars are FREE to the public - if you would like to participate, learn more and register here: https://conta.cc/3bXbnSR

 

ATPF at Disability Webinar by Magical Bridge Foundation 
April 7, 2020

We loved listening in to the Disability and Inclusive Strategies webinar this morning hosted by the Magical Bridge Foundation and the Thinking Person's Guide to Autism! Their team discussed a variety of topics to address concerns/questions of parents to children with special needs - it was very informative and well done! The recorded version will be available later today - visit our Coronavirus Updates page on our website to watch it yourself soon: http://www.autismtreeproject.org/news-events/coronavirus-updates

 

ATPF Attends Stanford Neurodiversity Project Webinar
April 6, 2020

Special thanks to Dr. Lawrence Fung and his team at the Stanford University Neurodiversity Project for hosting this monthly webinar yesterday, featuring guest speaker Dr. Janie Hong, Clinical Assistant Professor Dept of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley. Her topic, "Managing Stress & Anxiety During a Global Pandemic" was very helpful - with more than 145 webinar attendees!

 

ATPF Online: Virtual Reality Workshop
April 5, 2020

Our ATPF Girls has so much fun making paper planes at our Virtual Girls in STEM Workshop this past Saturday! Special thank you to Program Director Emily Zhong for her leadership, adaptability, and big heart to serve our families!

 

ATPF Virtual Girls in STEM Workshop
April 4, 2020

Our ATPF Girls has so much fun making paper planes at our Virtual Girls in STEM Workshop this past Saturday! Special thank you to Program Director Emily Zhong for her leadership, adaptability, and big heart to serve our families!

 

ATPF Presents to IAMCP San Diego Chapter Webinar
April 3, 2020

ATPF was honored to present via webinar alongside Dr. Lawrence Fung of Stanford University's Neurodiversity Project at the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) San Diego Chapter's Meeting today! Special thank you to Veronica Place, IAMCP Diversity & Inclusion Chair for inviting our team to speak to over 50 professionals in the IT industry!

 

ATPF Team Zoom Meeting 
April 2, 2020

Our ATPF Team had an awesome Zoom meeting today and are proud to be launching a new page on our website solely dedicated to all national updates, resources, and ATPF's responses to the COVID-19 outbreak to keep YOU informed and connected. Check it out here: http://www.autismtreeproject.org/news-e.../coronavirus-updates

 

ATPF Virtual Adaptive Dance Class
April 2, 2020

ATPF LOVES Tap Fever Studios! We had our first ever Virtual Adaptive Dance Class this afternoon and our families had so much fun dancing together at home. We can't wait for our next one on Thursday, April 9th!


 

Newswise COVID-19 Live Expert Panel Webinar
April 2, 2020

ATPF Volunteer Executive Director Dayna Hoff was staying informed and inspired during the Newswise COVID-19 Live Expert Panel this morning, where members of the media were invited to ask questions with health experts on the Coronavirus pandemic. We will be sharing more details and a link to watch this webinar on our website soon....stay tuned!


 

ATPF Team Meeting 
April 1, 2020

Our ATPF Team had a great Zoom meeting yesterday reflecting on this past month and getting pumped for all of our virtual programs happening in April (Autism Awareness Month!) for our kids and families!! Stay up-to-date with our weekly events on social media and our website: http://www.autismtreeproject.org


 

ATPF Typers Zoom Meet-Up
April 1, 2020

Our ATPF teens had an amazing time connecting with each other this morning at our first Typers Zoom Meet-up! We love connecting with old friends and meeting new ones. Thank you to ATPF Mom Shelly Lana and her son Otto Lana for offering and leading these meet-ups. See everyone again on April 15th!


 

ATPF Virtual Musical Playgroup
March 28, 2020

We are so thankful to have The Music Therapy Center of California as one of our ATPF community partners! Our kids and families had so much fun participating in our Virtual ATPF Musical Playgroup!


 

LIVE Yoga with Anastasia for ATPF
March 29, 2020

We loved watching Yoga with Anastasia this morning!! �� It will be up for 24 hours in our @Autismtree Instagram stories if you missed it. Huge thanks to Anastasia for having a big heart for our families! #stayhome #yogaathome


 

ATPF Team Meeting for At-Home Tips for Families
March 17, 2020

Our core team had a great meeting today working on a lot of content to share with YOU about how to keep your kids engaged and stimulated during these extended times at home. Huge thanks to our Volunteer Executive Director Dayna Hoff and her son Garret Hoff for sharing all their wisdom! More tip videos coming soon ...


 
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ATPF Team Meeting
March 11, 2020

Our ATPF Team had a great meeting at the office today! We also had a very happy surprise seeing and catching up with ATPF Mom & Supporter Helen Ghio and her son, ATPF Teen Vincent, who both stopped by to drop off a Table Ambassador check for our ATPF Sweet 16 Gala! Thank you to the Ghio Family for their big hearts to create brighter futures for our kids and families! 


 
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SD Jr. Theatre Sensory Friendly Performance 
for ATPF Families
March 7, 2020

Our families had a great time watching the sensory friendly performance of the Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience in Balboa Park this weekend!Big thank you to the San Diego Junior Theatre for donating these tickets for our kids and families!!


 
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ATPF LEGO Therapy Workshop
March 7, 2020

Thank you to all of the ATPF families who came to our LEGO Therapy Playgroup this morning! We had so much fun playing with LEGOs, learning therapeutic techniques, and building social interactions between ATPF parents and children! Special thank you to SDSU interns Dayan and Alondra, ATPF volunteers the Ensey family and Santana for leading our LEGO group today!

 
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ATPF Adaptive Dance Class
March 7, 2020

Our kids had lots of fun dancing with their families and our volunteers this weekend! Thank you to Tap Fever Studios for another great dance class :)

 
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