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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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Sign Up for Sibling Support Program March 7

February 5, 2015 | Programs

VIA is teaming up with Charlottesville Therapeutic Recreation to offer a Sibling Support Program on March 7, 2015. Siblings ages 8 to 14 of children with disabilities are invited to join us for a day that’s all about them! We’ll intersperse information and discussion activities with new games, designed to be unique, off-beat and appealing…

Tags: Hilary Nagel, Outreach, partnership, sibling support, siblings, VIA Families

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Run for Autism 5K Kick-Off Celebration!

February 4, 2015 | Events

Kick off Run for Autism 5K season with us this Saturday, February 7! When: February 7, 11am – 2pm Where: Threepenny Cafe, 420 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903 Who: VIA families, staff and supporters like you! Celebrate the beginning of 5K season, register for the race, win raffle prizes and meet other people who…

Tags: autism, Charlottesville, Community, Outreach, partnership, Run for Autism 5K, support, Threepenny Cafe, VIA On the Move

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What You Need to Know About the ABLE Act

January 26, 2015 |

People with autism spectrum disorder have a new way to save for the future. President Barack Obama signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience, or ABLE, Act into law in December. Click here to check out a top 10 list of things you need to know about the ABLE Act from Autism Speaks.
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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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