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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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…

Tags: accolades, autism expert, CBS6, Huffington Post, Legislation, Senate Bill 367, VIA, VIA in the News, Wayne Covil

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13 Milestones of 2013

December 13, 2013 |

Our VIA heroes – our students, staff members, families, volunteers, donors and community members – reach new heights every day. As we look back on 2013, we are thankful for countless achievements we’ve reached by working together. It was hard to narrow it down, but here is a video highlighting the 13 Milestones of 2013!

Tags: accolades, Adult Services, James C. Hormel School, Outpatient Behavioral Services, students, VIA Staff

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Congratulations Vance!

November 13, 2013 | Programs

Congratulations to Vance Pugh on graduating from the from the Virginia Institute of Autism! Vance has made great strides in his 15 years at VIA. Now, he is moving on to the Culinary Arts Program at CATEC. Click here for highlights from Vance’s celebration at VIA. Congratulations Vance, and good luck!

Tags: accolades, graduation, James C. Hormel School, students, Vance

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Tom McQueeney Receives Second Annual Stephen B. Perry Award

October 2, 2013 | Events

The Virginia Institute of Autism is proud to present the second annual Stephen B. Perry Award for Outstanding Service to People with Autism to Tom McQueeney. McQueeney served on VIA’s Board of Directors from 1997 to 2010. He worked tirelessly to make sure VIA was helping as many people who needed services as possible. McQueeney…

Tags: accolades, Gala, Perry Award, Virginia National Bank

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