Sign Up for Sibling Support Program March 7

February 5, 2015 | Programs

VIA is teaming up with Charlottesville Therapeutic Recreation to offer a Sibling Support Program on March 7, 2015. Siblings ages 8 to 14 of children with disabilities are invited to join us for a day that’s all about them! We’ll intersperse information and discussion activities with new games, designed to be unique, off-beat and appealing…

Tags: Hilary Nagel, Outreach, partnership, sibling support, siblings, VIA Families

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Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Autism on the Seas

June 18, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Think a family vacation is impossible? Imagine taking a family vacation where you can relax and have fun, knowing that your child with autism is relaxing and having fun too! We want to make that dream a reality for your family. VIA is spearheading a community trip on an Autism on the Seas Cruise! Here…

Tags: Autism on the Seas, Help, Hilary Nagel, parent support, partnership, respite, sibling support, siblings, support, VIA On the Move

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Sibling Support Program Back By Popular Demand

February 28, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

The Virginia Institute of Autism and Parks & Recreation’s Sibling Support Program will return May 17, 2014, to give siblings of children with disabilities a day that’s all about them. After the success of the first program in January, we plan to offer sibling support three times a year. This program is for siblings who…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Outreach, Parks & Recreation, partnership, sibling support, siblings

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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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VIA Family Talks Sibling Support on CBS19

January 10, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Families of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders face a range of challenges. VIA’s Sibling Support Program, a partnership between Charlottesville Parks & Recreation and VIA’s Family Resource Navigator Hilary Nagel, will give siblings of children with special needs a fun day that’s all about them, all while learning how to talk to other people…

Tags: Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, Community, Hilary Nagel, sibling support, siblings, students, Therapeutic Recreation, VIA Families, VIA in the News, workshop

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