VIA Students Enjoy Art Enrichment Course

April 30, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

VIA students are getting in touch with their inner Picasso this week! Charlottesville Therapeutic Recreation is partnering with VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle, which promotes arts experiences for people with disabilities, to provide art courses for VIA students. This six week pilot program pairs local artists with students at schools across the city, including the Virginia Institute of…

Tags: art, Charlottesville, Community, enrichment, Hilary Nagel, VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle

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Autism Expert John Rapp Visits VIA

April 24, 2014 |

Autism expert John Rapp, Associate Professor of Psychology at Auburn University, visited the Virginia Institute of Autism to give a Continuing Education Talk for VIA staff. During his talk, “Assessment and Treatment of Noncompliant Behavior,” Rapp gave staff members tips to help students learn to cope with and enjoy tasks that have been traditionally difficult…

Tags: Auburn University, autism expert, autism study, John Rapp, partnership, Scott Sparrow, VIA Staff, workshop

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Thank You for Breaking 5K Records!

April 17, 2014 | Events

Thank you for supporting the Run for Autism 5K 2014! More than 1,200 people ran for autism on Saturday – a new record. Check out our thank you video, and try to spot yourself in the crowd! Together, you raised $100,000 for the Virginia Institute of Autism! You are providing autism services and hope to families in…

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