Pathways Summer Camp

August 17, 2015 | Programs

VIA Pathways Summer Camp Program met the week of Aug 3-7. This was the camp’s fourth year. The Pathway’s Summer Camp is a day camp for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related social challenges ages 9-13 years old. The goal of the camp is to teach children to better understand and respond to social…

Tags: Outpatient Behavioral Services, Pathways, social skills, summer camps

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Announcing the 2015 Perry Award Winner

July 24, 2015 | Events

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Anderson, the winner of the 2015 Stephen B. Perry Award for Outstanding Service to People with Autism, presented by Virginia National Bank! Dr. Anderson has had an extraordinary impact on the lives of people with autism over the past 30 years. In 1992, alongside families affected by autism in our community,…
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Thank You, Ushers!

July 8, 2015 | Support

The Interdenominational Church Usher’s Association of Virginia Inc. has a spirit of giving, and this year, its members chose VIA as the beneficiary of its annual conference. “Our hearts go out to the children,” said member Elizabeth Blakey, “and when I came to VIA and took a tour, I was impressed.” Blakey explained that VIA…

Tags: Community, Hilary Nagel, Interdenominational Church Usher's Association of Virginia Inc., Outreach, partnership, support, VIA On the Move

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Bidding on Hope

May 4, 2015 | Support

$500 for a cake might sound a little steep – but not to the buyers at Pete’s Auction Service in Madison, VA, at a benefit auction for the Virginia Institute of Autism. On Saturday, April 25, shoppers at Pete’s Auction Service bid against each other on homemade cakes, a Harley Davidson, crystal and antique furniture,…

Tags: autism, Community, Outreach, partnership, Pete's Auction Service, support, VIA Families, VIA On the Move

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Your Big Challenge

April 1, 2015 | Events

Run for Autism 5K, April 18, 2015 Today, the first day of Autism Awareness Month, we passed the $71,000 mark for the Run for Autism 5K! Thank you for helping us reach 61% of our goal of $115,000 already! You are changing lives. Watch our Run for Autism 5K video to see how you are…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Run for Autism 5K, VIA Families, VIA On the Move

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Matt Savage Concert to Benefit VIA

March 3, 2015 | Support

Critically-acclaimed jazz pianist Matt Savage will perform a concert sponsored by The Charlottesville Jazz Society on March 15th, 2015, to benefit the Virginia Institute of Autism. Savage is a New York-based composer, arranger and performer who started his musical career at just eight years old. Now 22, he has released 11 albums and performed with…

Tags: Benefit Concert, Charlottesville, Community, Jazz, Matt Savage, Outreach, partnership, support, VIA On the Move

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Share Your Challenge Story!

February 12, 2015 | Events

The Virginia Institute of Autism’s mission is to help people overcome the challenges of autism – and that’s why we’re challenging YOU to share a story of a challenge in your own life to help us spread the word about the Run for Autism 5K, coming up on April 18! Here’s how it works! Register…

Tags: autism, Charlottesville, Community, Outreach, Run for Autism 5K, Share Your Challenge Story, support

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