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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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Avenues of Engagement — Meet Adult Academy Client Erik

July 31, 2017 | Adult

Name: Erik Age: 23 @VIA: 3 years. Currently a client in the Adult Academy. Enjoys: Volunteering at Bellair Farm Exercise Shopping Developing independence in the kitchen Outside of VIA: Erik is an avid horseback rider and runner, participating in various area races, as well as Virginia Special Olympics. His family enjoys seeing him engage with his…
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“Setting the Benchmark” for Adult Engagement

June 6, 2017 | Adult

Congratulations to the staff of our Adult Academy for reaching a milestone with the VA Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. In May, DBHDS reviewed our license to provide Community Engagement services under Medicaid, and the Adult Academy passed the review with flying colors. “It was a great team effort,” says Mark Seymour, Director…
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Skills Transfer – Staff Spotlight – Noelle Funk

May 5, 2017 | Adult

Noelle Funk joined VIA two years ago after working for a number of years in the Regional Library system. She had been working as branch manager in the Scottsville Public Library, but she was ready for a change. “I was looking around for something new, and I saw an ad for Sibling Support Day,” she…
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