Duner’s Restaurant to Host Benefit for VIA

January 12, 2015 | Support

Members of the community are invited to enjoy a three course meal and a roaring fire at Duner’s Restaurant – all while helping VIA families get the services they need! Duner’s is hosting a benefit night for VIA on Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m. (snow date, March 3). The centerpiece of the menu will…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Duner's Restaurant, fundraiser, Outreach, partnership, support, VIA, VIA On the Move

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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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Watch the Recording of Our Seminar on Making Decisions about Treatment

October 1, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Our Parent Education Series runs every Wednesday at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building. We hope to see you next week! Click here for a full schedule. Note: Video quality improves later in the session. After the session, please take a minute to fill out the feedback form below to help us improve our…

Tags: ABA, applied behavior analysis, autism, autism expert, autism treatment, Ethan Long, Hilary Nagel, LiveStream, Parent Education Series, support, VIA, VIA Families, VIA On the Move, workshop

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Parent Education Series Kicks Off with “Understanding Autism”

September 24, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Today we launched our free Parent Education Series with a seminar on “Understanding Autism” by VIA’s Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services, Emily Callahan. The series will run every Wednesday through December at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire Road. Each workshop will cover a different topic, from making informed decisions about treatment…

Tags: autism, caregivers, Community, free workshop, Hilary Nagel, learn, learn about autism, Outreach, Parent Education Series, parent support, support, VIA, VIA Families, VIA On the Move, workshop

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A Party We’re All Celebrating

September 16, 2014 | Programs

Students in the VIA Outpatient Behavioral Services preschool group are celebrating a major milestone – a birthday party! Only one of them just turned 6, but a birthday party was a big deal for the whole group. The birthday boy had never had a real birthday party before, and his friends had never been invited…

Tags: autism, birthday, group, Outpatient Behavioral Services, preschool, social skills, VIA, VIA Families

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