Lending a Hand When You Need It Most
Monterey Peninsula Autism Assistance (MPAA) is a California nonprofit organization dedicated to providing community-based support and services to under-resourced children and families affected by autism.
We provide advocacy services, parenting education and training, and financial assistance for behavioral, occupational, and speech therapies. We also serve as a valued link in the community for parents to connect with their resources.
For all families on the Monterey Peninsula who have a child with Autism to get the support and services they need.
We believe that every child deserves the best education possible, regardless of differences in ability or family means. We strive to provide developmental opportunities to children affected by autism through scientifically supported methods of behavior, speech, and occupational therapy programs. We seek to educate parents and the community about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), learning disabilities, and their rights.
Our main objectives:
- Improve the quality of life for those affected by ASD.
- Fund therapy and provide advocacy services where they are needed most.
- Educate the local community on ASD.