Watch the Recording of Our Seminar on Making Decisions about Treatment

October 1, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Our Parent Education Series runs every Wednesday at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building. We hope to see you next week! Click here for a full schedule. Note: Video quality improves later in the session. After the session, please take a minute to fill out the feedback form below to help us improve our…

Tags: ABA, applied behavior analysis, autism, autism expert, autism treatment, Ethan Long, Hilary Nagel, LiveStream, Parent Education Series, support, VIA, VIA Families, VIA On the Move, workshop

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Parent Education Series Kicks Off with “Understanding Autism”

September 24, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Today we launched our free Parent Education Series with a seminar on “Understanding Autism” by VIA’s Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services, Emily Callahan. The series will run every Wednesday through December at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire Road. Each workshop will cover a different topic, from making informed decisions about treatment…

Tags: autism, caregivers, Community, Emily Callahan, free workshop, Hilary Nagel, learn, learn about autism, Outreach, Parent Education Series, parent support, support, VIA, VIA Families, VIA On the Move, workshop

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A Party We’re All Celebrating

September 16, 2014 | Programs

Students in the VIA Outpatient Behavioral Services preschool group are celebrating a major milestone – a birthday party! Only one of them just turned 6, but a birthday party was a big deal for the whole group. The birthday boy had never had a real birthday party before, and his friends had never been invited…

Tags: autism, birthday, group, Outpatient Behavioral Services, preschool, social skills, VIA, VIA Families

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Grand Opening at Remson Court

September 10, 2014 | Events

A celebration of VIA’s expansion! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Grand Opening of our new outpatient and adult services facility at Remson Court! “This building is a beacon of hope for people with autism,” Ethan Long, VIA’s Executive Director told the crowd. “The expansion will allow VIA to serve people across…

Tags: Academy, Adult Services, Amb. James C. Hormel, autism, autism cliff, Charlottesville, Community, Ethan Long, Governor, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Grand Opening, Mayor Satyendra Huja, NBC29, Newsplex, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Outreach, partnership, Remson Court, ribbon cutting, Sen. Creigh Deeds, VIA, VIA in the News

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Top 10 Reasons to Branch Out at VIA’s Gala!

August 20, 2014 | Events

10. You could win an all-inclusive romantic getaway to Goa, India! 6 nights at the 5 star Park Hyatt Goa Resort, airfare, spa day & sightseeing tour included! And that’s just the start of what our silent auction has to offer. 9. Be hypnotized by Tom Deluca (or cheer on your friends)! Volunteer to unleash…

Tags: Gala, Perry Award, silent auction, Virginia National Bank

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VIA Commends Autism Speaks Call to Action

August 7, 2014 | Press

Paul Wang, Autism Speaks Senior Vice President for Medical Research, called for an investment in early intervention in his article, “Everyone Wins When We Invest in Optimal Outcomes for Autism.” “It’s not just families but our entire society that benefits when we invest in effective intervention for all children with ASD, and do so as…

Tags: autism expert, Autism Speaks, autism study, Legislation, support

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The Little Gym Offers Class for Kids with Autism

July 29, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

The Little Gym is teaming up with VIA to offer a gymnastics class for children with autism! The class will run on Wednesday evenings, 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. Students will each bring an adult to help them during class or stand on the side and cheer them on. The class will give students a chance…

Tags: autism, Charlottesville, Community, gymnastics, Hilary Nagel, The Little Gym

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