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Sibling Support Day February 27

February 2, 2016 | Family Resource Navigator

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 siblings of children with disabilities can have a day that’s all about them. The Virginia Institute of Autism is partnering with Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to host a one-day Sibling Support Program. Siblings ages 8 to 14 are invited to join us! Our goal is to provide siblings with opportunities…
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VIA Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

January 29, 2016 |

The Virginia Institute of Autism achieved a three-year accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for the James C. Hormel School and Outpatient Behavioral Services programs. This is the second consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body has awarded to VIA. The accreditation decision represents the top level of accreditation that…
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Thank You Covenant School

December 16, 2015 | Family Resource Navigator

For the third year in a row, the Covenant School has generously dedicated their Angel Tree initiative to children at VIA! Covenant upper school students collected and wrapped toys, clothing and gift certificates for 29 VIA students at the James C. Hormel School and Outpatient Behavioral Services. Thank you to the Covenant students who participated,…
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Welcome Britt Welch, Director of Operations

December 4, 2015 |

We are happy to announce that Britt Welch has joined the Virginia Institute of Autism as the Director of Operations. Britt comes to VIA with tremendous experience. Most recently, he served as the Director of Operations at the Tammy Lynn Developmental Disabilities Center in North Carolina. As the Director of Operations, Britt will be evaluating…
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Who Will Win No Shave November? You Decide.

November 6, 2015 | Support

Step 1: Choose a Competitor   Vote now and vote often! Check out our Facebook to see new photos each week. Step 2: Vote by Donating in Honor of Your Favorite Competitor $1 = 1 Vote Visit VIA’s donation page, where you will see a drop-down menu that says “Honor/Memorial Information.” Select “Honor” from the…
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Special Needs Trust & Guardianship Workshop

October 29, 2015 | Family Resource Navigator

What is a special needs trust and should I have one? Who would make a good trustee? What do I do now that I am a guardian? Join us for a free workshop on special needs trusts and guardianship led by Charlottesville attorney Neal Walters. The workshop be held on Wednesday, November 4 from 6-7:30pm…
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Watch our Workshop on IEPs

October 14, 2015 | Family Resource Navigator

Join us this Friday 11:30am-12:30pm at the Virginia Institute of Autism’s facility at Remson Ct. for the final session in our Caregiver Education Series. This week’s session is on IEPs. Click here for a full schedule of the series. Each week’s workshop will be available through webinar and recorded. Watch the Webinar
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