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Grand Opening at Remson Court

September 10, 2014 | Events

A celebration of VIA’s expansion! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Grand Opening of our new outpatient and adult services facility at Remson Court! “This building is a beacon of hope for people with autism,” Ethan Long, VIA’s Executive Director told the crowd. “The expansion will allow VIA to serve people across…

Tags: Academy, Adult Services, autism, autism cliff, Charlottesville, Community, Ethan Long, Governor, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Grand Opening, Mayor Satyendra Huja, NBC29, Newsplex, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Outreach, partnership, Remson Court, ribbon cutting, Sen. Creigh Deeds, VIA, VIA in the News

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Planting Seeds for Adult Services

June 10, 2014 | Programs

The VIA greenhouse is up and running! While VIA adults plant seeds and water plants, they build lifelong job skills. The greenhouse, built by Alloy Workshop, was part of the Bridge PAI’s Habitat City. Now our adults have made it their own – check it out! Click here to learn about our vision for how…

Tags: Adult Services, Bridge PAI, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Greenhouse, Habitat City, Microenterprise, partnership, Petit Pois

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Who Will You Run For?

March 10, 2014 | Events

  The VIA staff is ready to Run for Autism April 12.   They’re running for the students and clients they work with every day.   They’re running to celebrate their triumphs and raise awareness about their challenges.   Will you join them? Register now.   “I run for my students and their creativity.” –…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, James C. Hormel School, Matthew Osborne, Outreach, Run for Autism 5K, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff

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Greenhouse to Launch VIA’s First Micro-Enterprise

February 26, 2014 | Programs

The Virginia Institute of Autism will soon have a greenhouse to kickstart our adult clients’ first micro-enterprise, thanks to a Public Arts project hosted by The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative. “This is a way to start the discussion about providing employment for adults with autism,” said VIA’s Director of Adult Services, Matthew Osborne. “With the economy…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Habitat City, Matthew Osborne, Outreach, partnership, Petit Pois, support, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, VIA On the Move

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Special Needs Trusts & Guardianship Workshops Educate VIA Families

January 21, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Charlottesville attorney Neal Walters offered two free workshops for families of children with disabilities at the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) last week. Walters covered special needs trusts and guardianship, explaining the differences and the processes for setting them up. “Nobody knows what the future will hold,” parent Gina Yoder told CBS19 when she was…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, CRAAG, Hilary Nagel, Newsplex, partnership, VIA Families, VIA in the News, workshop

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