Perry Foundation Grant Supports New Adult Services Center

September 24, 2020 | Adult

With a recently-awarded grant for $250,000 from the Perry Foundation, and with generous support from private donors, the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) is not just responding to the current pandemic, they’re actively building for the future. For several years, VIA has quietly been working to develop a home for its planned Center for Adolescent…
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OBS and Adult Services COVID Update

March 27, 2020 | Adult

Dear Outpatient and Adult Families: I am writing to let you know that in the light of guidance from the VA Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the VA Department of Health, and the CDC, we have decided to continue the suspension of in-person Adult and Outpatient Services for the next month (closed through…
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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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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. The Associated Press…
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