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Skills Transfer – Staff Spotlight – Noelle Funk

May 5, 2017 | Adult

Noelle Funk joined VIA two years ago after working for a number of years in the Regional Library system. She had been working as branch manager in the Scottsville Public Library, but she was ready for a change. “I was looking around for something new, and I saw an ad for Sibling Support Day,” she…

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Run for Autism 5K Wrapup – “Stronger Together”

May 5, 2017 | Events

At 5:00AM on April 22, 2017, staff and volunteers began unpacking and setting up for VIA’s 18th Annual Run for Autism 5K at Charlottesville High School.  It was still dark, and weather forecasts all over Central Virginia foretold impending storms, but for the nearly 1100 runners, walkers, volunteers, and spectators who came out regardless, the…

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Connecting with Community in April

May 5, 2017 | Events

Autism is a condition that erodes human connection. It can isolate individuals, it can isolate families, and it can break apart communities. That’s why, as VIA founder David Gordon is sometimes heard to say: “the solution is connection, community.” At VIA we work to foster connections and community every day. But the month of April…

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Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8-12

May 4, 2017 | Staff

We’re celebrating our instructors, therapists, behavior analysts, and special educators — all the staff who bring their compassion, dedication, their smarts, and their expertise to work with our students and clients every day. May 8 – 12, 2017. Because each of our three programs serves a different population in different ways, each is approaching the…

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