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Duner’s Restaurant to Host Benefit for VIA

January 12, 2015 | Support

Members of the community are invited to enjoy a three course meal and a roaring fire at Duner’s Restaurant – all while helping VIA families get the services they need! Duner’s is hosting a benefit night for VIA on Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m. (snow date, March 3). The centerpiece of the menu will…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Duner's Restaurant, fundraiser, Outreach, partnership, support, VIA, VIA On the Move

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Hope… in the Words of VIA Parents

December 26, 2014 | Support

“My hope for him is that he finds his voice.”     - Rachel Naughton, VIA parent   “My hope is grounded in those things that are everyday things.”     - David Cattell-Gordon, VIA parent   “Your child does something that you never thought would’ve been possible… and those moments – they just open horizons for you.”     -…
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Will You Celebrate with Us?

December 18, 2014 | Support

“Will you celebrate with me?” Tay, a student at the Virginia Institute of Autism, asks her friends to celebrate with her at the end of every good day. They gather around her and clap, cheer and sing, “Tay is amazing!” This sweet moment seems like it should be impossible. Autism impairs a child’s ability to…
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Remembering Riley Cole

December 17, 2014 |

We are incredibly sad to hear of the loss of a young member of our community, Riley Cole. “Riley loved people, and people loved him,” reads his obituary, “he lit up every room he entered with his booming voice and a smile that spread from ear to ear.” Our hearts go out to Riley’s family…
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Watch Our Workshop on Managing Behavior in the Community

December 10, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Join us this week for a session on strategies to help manage behavior out in the community, led by Outpatient Supervisor John Prickett. Watch Our Workshop on Managing Behavior in the Community After the session, please take a minute to fill out the feedback form below to help us improve our programs. Thank you for…

Tags: autism, autism expert, Community, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Outreach, Parent Education Series, VIA On the Move, workshop

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Remembering Robin & Mani Aldridge

December 10, 2014 |

We are incredibly sad to hear of the loss of Robin Aldridge and her daughter Mani. Robin worked closely with many VIA families. She helped lay the foundation for VIA’s collaboration with Albemarle County. We think of her as a pioneer in helping families access the necessary services for their children when there weren’t many…
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Watch Our Workshop on the Caregiver’s Role in Treatment

December 3, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Join us Wednesdays at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building for our Parent Education Series. Click here for a full schedule. Join us this week for a session on the caregiver’s role in treatment, led by Outpatient Supervisor Ashley Stonemetz-Walding. Watch Our Workshop on the Caregiver’s Role in Treatment After the session, please take…

Tags: Ashley Stonemetz-Walding, autism, autism expert, Community, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Parent Education Series, support, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff, workshop

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