In the craziness of the holidays, Giving Tuesday is a moment for us to take a breath and give back. Please join us in celebrating this special day. Your donation can make this BIG idea a little easier to accomplish.Read More
Save the date for VIA’s sibling support program, January 25, 2014! This one-day event is a joint effort between VIA and Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to give siblings (ages 10-14) of children with disabilities a day that’s all about them. Contact Sarah Blech at Parks & Rec to register, 434-970-3264. Click here to learn more!
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A group of students from Tandem Friends School is helping VIA make a difference in the lives of people with autism. Tandem is partnering with VIA’s Family Resource Navigator, Hilary Nagel, to plan 3 volunteer days at VIA. The students will also volunteer at events like VIA’s pancake breakfasts and 5K, and host drives to…
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Virginia’s top experts in the field of autism gathered in Charlottesville Friday for “Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Using Applied Behavior Analysis.” The inaugural conference was the first partnership between the Virginia Institute of Autism, the Faison School and the University of Virginia. The conference fostered collaboration across these programs and further educated UVA students…
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Congratulations to Vance Pugh on graduating from the from the Virginia Institute of Autism! Vance has made great strides in his 15 years at VIA. Now, he is moving on to the Culinary Arts Program at CATEC. Click here for highlights from Vance’s celebration at VIA. Congratulations Vance, and good luck!
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Cresse Morrell, Clinical Director for the James C. Hormel School, talked to CBS19′s Loren Thomas about a new study tracking eye gaze in infants. The study showed that children who developed autism looked less at people’s eyes when they were infants than their typically developing peers. “It’s a really promising and interesting study that’s well…
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