The Pedro Pallares Autism Foundation (PPAF) is a 501c3 charitable organization dedicated to the enhancement of services for individuals affected by Autism throughout the world. We primarily focus on supporting the education of professionals in the field of autism by presenting scholarships as well as propelling research in the field and building infrastructures for effective treatment to communities most in need across the globe.
Our goal is to partner with passionate individuals, organizations and government agencies to bring creative, dynamic and effective solutions that reshape the possibilities for individuals with autism and the professionals that work with them.
The PPAF is an organization with a varied focus. While helping families affected by autism who are facing many challenges and need financial support is key, the organization also helps raise funds for autism research, encourage the pursuit of education and self-improvement in the form of awarding scholarships to exceptional young leaders in the industry, increase community awareness in the Bay Area and across the world and compile and disseminate the most up-to-date information regarding multi-disciplinary approaches for treating autism. Our mission is to educate families, healthcare professionals and all communities about the characteristics and needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.