Autism and Public Safety Forum Coming Sept. 30

September 8, 2017 | Events

As people with ASD and other developmental disabilities become more meaningfully incorporated in mainstream life, it seems inevitable that opportunities for interaction with police or emergency personnel will increase.  And so too can the opportunities for misunderstanding. For families of those on the spectrum, it’s easy to imagine all the ways that an encounter with…

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Staff Spotlight – Building One VIA

September 8, 2017 | Staff

Staff Development Days are an important time for training, teamwork, and collaboration. Over the final two days of the summer break for VIA’s students and clients, VIA staff got to do all that and more. Monday, August 14 served as a chance for staff to prepare for the new school year. Some took crisis intervention…

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In “Aktion” – What’s New Around VIA

September 8, 2017 | Programs

The beginning of a new school year is a time for taking stock and starting new things across all of our programs.  Here are a few snapshots of new things in the works across VIA. Adult Academy – Kiwanis Aktion Club On August 29, VIA’s Adult Academy hosted the first meeting of Aktion (pronounced “action”)…

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