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VIA Statement on the Loss of One of our Coworkers

March 26, 2018 | Staff

VIA Statement on The Loss of One of our Coworkers Monday, March 26, 2018 From: Ethan Long, Executive Director Over the weekend, we heard some sad and tragic news affecting our VIA community. On Saturday night, Amanda Bates, one of the Instructors at our James C. Hormel School, was shot and killed. This is shocking…

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Call to Action: Legislators Need Feedback Now

March 6, 2018 | Support

Call to Action:  The legislative session is ending, and our colleagues at the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF) have issued the following action alerts about legislation that could have an effect on VIA services. Please see the documents below for information on how you can contact state legislators to express an opinion.…

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Call to Action: Don’t Cap Special Education Schools Funding

March 5, 2018 | Support

Dear Friends of VIA: The Virginia Institute of Autism and our colleagues at other special education facilities around the state have been following the progress of several bills and amendments in the General Assembly that could have significant effects on the services we provide. One of those is particularly troubling and could use your immediate…

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