Update from Ethan Long

March 21, 2020 | Programs

To the VIA Community: During this time of uncertainty, we are doing everything that we can to keep our students, clients, adults, families, staff, and supporters safe. As we closely monitor important, accurate information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia’s Department of Public Health, our intent is…
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Resources for Families

March 17, 2020 | Programs

The information from this blog post is now available on a page of its own. Click HERE to view!
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Statement on school closure for JCH families

March 15, 2020 | Programs

[Outpatient and Adult families please note: we are working on Monday to assess services options. We will contact you  as soon as we have more information to share.] Dear James C. Hormel School Families: We are very concerned about the impact of the statewide schools closure on the families we serve. We know that you…
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COVID Closures Update Page

March 13, 2020 | Programs

Current Status Update – March 16, 2020 — 4:00 pm Our work day on Monday allowed us to make some determinations about Outpatient and Adult services, and to start to set plans for staying in touch with families during closure. Current Status: JCH Families:  School is closed for at least two weeks effective Monday (3/16 – 3/27).  If…
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Update on COVID-19

March 12, 2020 | Programs

Dear VIA Families and Staff: I’m writing to keep you updated on our planning in response to COVID-19. The situation is obviously evolving rapidly, but we are actively implementing, evaluating, and updating our cleaning and hygiene procedures for ensuring the safety of everyone we work with.  And we’re also actively developing contingency plans if the…
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VIA Announces Planning for New Facility

November 7, 2019 | Adult

On Wednesday night, Virginia Institute of Autism board members, families, and friends got their first look at the future home of the Center for Adolescent and Adult Autism Services (CAAAS) at 491 Hillsdale Drive in Charlottesville. VIA President Ethan Long, Director of Finance & Administration Ed Gillaspie, and other personnel welcomed nearly 100 guests to an open house…
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Spirit Week at James C. Hormel School

October 27, 2019 | JCH School

Fall Fest 2019 was a tremendous success! Our students and staff flooded the parking lot at our James C. Hormel School with costumes of all interests and genres. The always-popular Trunk-or-Treat featured popcorn and cotton candy, as well as a train for the kiddos to climb aboard. Big thanks to all who made this special…
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