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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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Full-Time Clinical Psychologist Now on Staff

July 6, 2018 | Outpatient

VIA is pleased to announce that we have a new full-time clinical psychologist as part of our team.  Dr. Tonya Lambert Delp is licensed as a clinical psychologist as well as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  Her services are available through VIA’s Outpatient program, and are focused on children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.…
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He’s a Lifesaver

June 22, 2018 | JCH School

Reid Saul, of the Albemarle County Sherriff’s Department, is the perfect picture of the friendly public safety officer.  With a smile as big as his laugh, and a heart to match, Sherriff Reid has been volunteering his time for almost 4 years helping keep VIA students safe. Project Lifesaver is a program that provides first…
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VIA’s Mark Seymour Featured in Autism Transition Panel

April 20, 2018 | Adult

VIA’s Director of Adult Services, Mark Seymour, will be a featured panelist in an upcoming workshop – “Funding and Services for the Lifespan” on Friday April 27th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at City Space on the Downtown Mall. The panel provides a unique opportunity for experts from funding and support agencies as well as…
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