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Watch Our Workshop on Feeding Concerns

November 19, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Join us Wednesdays at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building for our Parent Education Series. Click here for a full schedule. Join us this week for a session on feeding concerns, led by Outpatient Supervisor Tonya Lambert. Watch Our Workshop on Feeding Concerns After the session, please take a minute to fill out the…

Tags: autism expert, Feeding, Feeding Concerns, Groups, Help, Hilary Nagel, Outreach, Parent Education Series, support, Tonya Lambert, VIA On the Move, workshop

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ATA Leadership Martial Arts to Offer Class for Children with Autism

February 19, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

ATA Leadership Martial Arts is offering a class for children with autism spectrum disorders, thanks to inspiration from a VIA family. Check out the Newsplex story, featuring VIA mom Cherie Salerno! How it all started… Christopher Salerno, who is enrolled in VIA’s Outpatient Behavioral Services, loved his martial arts class at ATA and talked about…

Tags: ATA Leadership Martial Arts, Charlottesville, Community, Groups, Hilary Nagel, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Outreach, partnership, VIA Families, VIA On the Move

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Workshop Gives Siblings a Day of Support

January 28, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Surrounded by other siblings of children with disabilities, Sammy Betker shared a heartwarming message with CBS19, “I’m not the only person that has to go through the things that I go through.” Sammy’s sister has autism, and at the Sibling Support Program hosted by the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) and Charlottesville Parks and Recreation,…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Groups, Help, Hilary Nagel, Newsplex, Outreach, partnership, sibling support, support, VIA, VIA Families, VIA in the News, VIA On the Move, workshop

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Support Groups

October 31, 2013 | Family Resource Navigator

The Waynesboro support group for autism and special needs Contact: Teressa Joiner at (540) 649-1897 Shenandoah Valley Autism Partnership (SVAP) Lunch Bunch networking and sharing support group the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  For more information, contact Karen McCormick 540-705-5126, Sally Chappel 540-568-8095 or e-mail svap [at] valleyautism [dot] org. Information obtained from www.valleyautism.org. The Arc…

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