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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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Young Supporters Inspire VIA Community

October 2, 2014 | Support

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.” – J.K. Rowling Some special supporters of the Virginia Institute of Autism are proving that young people can have powerful impact on their community. VIA families, staff and supporters gathered on the playground on Friday to…

Tags: accolades, autism, Charlottesville, Community, Outreach, partnership, siblings, students, support, VIA, VIA Families, young supporters

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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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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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