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Community Event Spotlights Research and Services

January 10, 2019 | Events

Our first VIA Community Advisory Board event of 2019 was held at the UVA Colonnade Club on January 10th. It showcased VIA’s innovative new research collaborations with the Curry School of Education. Members of VIA’s Community Advisory Board, Board of Directors, numerous founders, friends and supporters, and UVA colleagues from Curry, the UVA Brain Institute,…
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All Three VIA Programs Excel in Accreditation Review

November 19, 2018 | Programs

VIA is proud to announce the three-year renewal of our accreditation by CARF – the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This is the first time that all three of VIA’s programs – James C. Hormel School, Outpatient Behavioral Services, and Adult Academy — have been reviewed by CARF, and they passed with flying colors.…
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Senator Deeds Visit Highlights Need for Expanded Services

October 30, 2018 | Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – (CBS19 NEWS) – With demand going up for services at the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA), state Senator Creigh Deeds met with the institute’s President Tuesday morning to see firsthand the work involved in autism services and how he can help. According to VIA’s President, Ethan Long, children and their families are waiting…
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VIA in the News: VIAble Ventures Makes a Splash in Regional Press

October 1, 2018 | Adult

The Virginia Institute of Autism’s pioneering social impact program has struck a chord with news organizations around the state and in the District of Columbia.  On September 10th, the Charlottesville Daily Progress ran a front-page story on VIAble Ventures, our program that develops micro-businesses specifically designed to employ adults with autism. www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/a-hand-up-for-autistic-adults The Associated Press…
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VIA Names Jeff Coppola to Board of Directors

September 17, 2018 | Press

WorldStrides Senior VP Jeff Coppola Brings Leadership and Vision to VIA Board Charlottesville, Virginia, September 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Coppola to their Board of Directors. Mr. Coppola serves as Senior Vice President, K12 Account Management & Customer Support for WorldStrides,…
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VIA in the News: Delegate Landes Visits VIA

August 22, 2018 | Programs

The Chairman of the House of Delegates Education Committee, Steven Landes (R-Weyers Cave) visited VIA on Tuesday, August 21st. The visit provided opportunity to discuss the challenges presented by the rising incidence of autism, and for the Delegate to learn first-hand how VIA works with our public school partners to strengthen education and service delivery for…
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