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VIA Commends Autism Speaks Call to Action

August 7, 2014 | Press

Paul Wang, Autism Speaks Senior Vice President for Medical Research, called for an investment in early intervention in his article, “Everyone Wins When We Invest in Optimal Outcomes for Autism.” “It’s not just families but our entire society that benefits when we invest in effective intervention for all children with ASD, and do so as…

Tags: autism expert, Autism Speaks, autism study, Legislation, support

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VIA Weighs In on National News Story

February 7, 2014 | Press

The Huffington Post is highlighting Virginia Senate Bill 367, and bringing national attention to the Virginia Institute of Autism (click here to read the article). Senate Bill 367, a bill to designate an autism spectrum disorder on a driver’s license, has passed the Senate. The Huffington Post picked up VIA’s statement after CBS6′s Wayne Covil…

Tags: accolades, autism expert, CBS6, Huffington Post, Legislation, Senate Bill 367, VIA, VIA in the News, Wayne Covil

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Governor McDonnell Signs HB 1106 into Law

February 14, 2012 |

On February 2, 2012, Governor Bob McDonnell signed HB 1106 into law. Thank you to the sponsor of the bill, Delegate Greason, the General Assembly, and to the Governor. This law makes it possible for BCBAs and BCaBAs to become licensed in the state of Virginia. The licensure regulations can now be created. We are…

Tags: Ethan Long, Insurance, Legislation

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VIA Welcomes Congressman Hurt

April 28, 2011 |

April 28, 2011 Congressman Robert Hurt, who represents the 5th District of Virginia, visited the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) on April 28, 2011. The Congressman learned more about the diverse needs of children and adults on the autism spectrum. Congressman Hurt and VIA Executive Director, Dr. Ethan Long, discussed the importance of intensive, individualized,…

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