News & Events

A Better Chance School 2024-2025 Calendar

Click here to download a PDF of the 2024-2025 calendar for A Better Chance School:   Download 2024-2025 ABC School Calendar (PDF)

A Better Chance School 2020-2021 reopening plan and Related Service Support for Small Cohorts on April 12 2021 – Hybrid model

This Covid Safety reopening Plan was designed in consultation with recent state guidelines, with the superintendent of schools for Contra Costa county and the public health department as well as the consortium on Special education NPS directors for the Bay area. Our school is characterized by very unique specific features and serves students with severe […]

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Our Annual Golf Classic: “Give a Kid a Mulligan” will hopefully resume in 2022 (details TBA)

Due to the continued complexities related to COVID-19, and for the safety of all players and volunteers; we are postponing our annual Golf Tournament until it is safe to hold. If you have a credit from a previous year, we will transfer it to our next event. If you would like a refund, just let us know. We’d […]

ABC School

ABC School Virtual Tour – Check it out!

During this time of mandatory shelter in place when we’ve had to switch to distance learning, we thought it would be a nice opportunity to share a “virtual tour” of California Autism Foundation’s ABC School facilities, so you can get a feeling for what it’s like if you’ve never visited before. We look forward to […]

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[Updated] ABC School closure beginning March 17 through June 5 due to COVID-19 mandatory shelter in place

Updated April 8, 2020 ABC School closure starting March 17 due to COVID 19 mandatory shelter in place. Distance learning will be provided to parents and students by our team until the end of the shelter in place. We are hoping to re-open in person for ESY (extended school year) beginning June 29. Dear parents, […]

2020 California Autism Foundation Annual Golf Classic

[POSTPONED] Announcing the California Autism Foundation 14th Annual Golf Classic: “Give a Kid a Mulligan”

In light of the current uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the safety of all players and volunteers, we are postponing our annual Golf Tournament until June, 2021. If you have already made a payment and would like for us to credit you for next year, or donate it please let us know. […]

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Join us for the California Autism Foundation 13th Annual Golf Classic and “Give a Kid a Mulligan”

Join us once again for one of our most popular fundraisers of the year — our 13th Annual Golf Classic! Save the Date: June 10, 2019 (10 am shotgun start) Click here for Online Registration Download Sponsorship Levels & Registration PDF

Comcast Newsmakers Interview with John Visbal

California Autism Foundation Board of Directors Vice President John Visbal interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers.

CAF Introduces New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Valisha Fullard Named Executive Director of California Autism Foundation As Executive Director, Fullard brings invaluable crisis management skills and empathetic leadership to this burgeoning California non-profit.  Richmond, California – April 1, 2014 – For over thirty years, the California Autism Foundation (CAF) has provided support, resources, and education for those individuals facing […]

California Autism Foundation Feeling The Love From VH1’s Love And Hip Hop’s Top Lady — Erica Mena and IZMA Models at BET Awards Event

On Saturday, June 29th, trendsetters and fashionistas came together to support California Autism Foundation at the BET Awards “Eye on Glam” beauty lounge and day party hosted by VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Latina vixen, Erica Mena, IZMA Models and Lady J Cosmetics. The event was held at 333 Live, in Los Angeles, CA. “Eye […]