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Sibling Support Program Coming March 3

January 22, 2018 | Family Resource Navigator

On March 3rd, in collaboration with VIA, City Parks & Recreation will be holding its Sibling Support Program at Carver Recreation Center, 9am to 1pm. Siblings of children with disabilities get a day that’s all about them. VIA collaborates with Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to provide peer support, information, games and recreation activities from a…
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Safety in Numbers (and in Community)

November 3, 2017 | Family Resource Navigator

“It Takes a Village” is more than just the theme for this year’s VIA Gala. It’s a formula for delivering desperately needed services and support to families. Hilary Nagel is VIA’s Family Resource Navigator. Her job title tells you everything you need to know about the work she does.  She’s a guide through challenging waters…
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Sign Up for March 4 – Sibling Support Program

February 6, 2017 | Family Resource Navigator

Siblings of kids with disabilities need support and attention too. On Saturday, March 4th, the Virginia Institute of Autism is teaming up with Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to host a one-day Sibling Support Program. Our goal is to provide siblings with opportunities for peer support within a lively, recreational context that emphasizes a kids’-eye-view: information,…
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Sibling Support Program coming in September

August 2, 2016 | Family Resource Navigator

On Saturday, September 17th, 2016, siblings of children with disabilities will have the chance to have a day that’s all about them. The Virginia Institute of Autism is teaming up with Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to host a one-day Sibling Support Program.  Our goal is to provide siblings with opportunities for peer support within a…
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Monthly Autism Support Groups

July 11, 2016 | Family Resource Navigator

For families struggling with the challenges of autism, sometimes just having an informed, sympathetic ear can be the start of feeling more in control and able to cope. VIA is now offering a set of monthly meetings designed to help families do just that. If you’re looking for support, resources, information, or just someone to listen…
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