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 turned to us for an expert’s opinion on the bill.

“It should be a personal choice for the individual to opt-in to having a notification on their driver’s license,” our Director of Outpatient Behavioral Services, Emily Callahan, told CBS6 (click here to see the full story).

The Huffington Post article commended VIA for taking a “proactive position” on Senate Bill 367.

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