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…

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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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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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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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Go Green for VIA!

December 12, 2013 |

Eating out this month? Choose Fleurie or Petit Pois! Both restaurants are donating one dollar for every meal served in the month of December to the Virginia Institute of Autism. We are hoping to raise $3,500 to build an outdoor classroom for our post-high school students and adults. “An outdoor classroom with a greenhouse would…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Matthew Osborne, NBC29, Newsplex, partnership, Petit Pois, restaurant week, VIA in the News, VMV Brands

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