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…

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Join Us for a Day of Autism Awareness, January 11!

January 10, 2014 | Events

Don’t forget to start the year off on the right foot by joining VIA for a pancake breakfast at Vinegar Hill Cafe, from 8 am to 1 pm, Saturday, January 11! $2 of your $8 pancakes will go to VIA’s Run for Autism 5K. And, you can sign up to run while you eat your…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, CRAAG, Newsplex, VIA Families, VIA in the News, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff, workshop

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Autism Awareness Breakfast & Workshop January 11

January 6, 2014 | Events

Join us for a pancake breakfast on January 11, and help us start off our Run for Autism 5K season on the right foot! Proceeds from your $8 pancake buffet Saturday at the Vinegar Hill Cafe at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center will benefit VIA’s 5K. Come by any time from 8 am…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, CRAAG, Outreach, partnership, Run for Autism 5K, support, VIA, VIA On the Move, workshop

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VIA Hosts Sexual Abuse Prevention Workshop

November 7, 2013 | Family Resource Navigator

The Virginia Institute of Autism is teaming up with other Charlottesville non-profits to prevent sexual abuse of children and adults with special needs. Parents and educators gathered Wednesday evening for “Preventing Abuse of Children: A Free Workshop for Parents and Educators of Children with Disabilities,” spearheaded by VIA’s Family Resource Navigator, Hilary Nagel. This free…

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