Autism Bay Area Magazine is a print and eMagazine dedicated to bringing important resources and support to Bay Area families with autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD, and related conditions. Autism Bay Area Magazine is published by Communitree, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that strives to support the autism community.  

We bring you articles from local professionals and experts on therapies, treatments, diets, technology, schools, products and services, research, funding agencies, and insurance coverage. We believe in the power of information. The more you know, the more you can help your child.

Autism Bay Area Magazine provides a voice to families living with autism. Parents share their challenges and success stories, while kids express their talents through art and writing.

Studies show that children with autism make significant improvements and greatly benefit, when parents and professionals work together collaboratively as a team. Together, let’s build a community of support for our children to thrive.

About the Founder

Autism Bay Area is a registered non-profit organization founded by Shanti Kurada.  As the Publisher and Editor of the magazine, she combines her marketing and design background, business experience, writing expertise, and her knowledge of special education, in bringing Autism Bay Area Magazine to the autism community. Ms. Kurada has contributed many articles to local and national magazines on topics related to special needs.  She has volunteered extensively in the community by organizing workshops and support groups for parents of children with autism.  She is a parent to a child with autism.