Bidding on Hope

May 4, 2015 | Support

$500 for a cake might sound a little steep – but not to the buyers at Pete’s Auction Service in Madison, VA, at a benefit auction for the Virginia Institute of Autism. On Saturday, April 25, shoppers at Pete’s Auction Service bid against each other on homemade cakes, a Harley Davidson, crystal and antique furniture,…

Tags: autism, Community, Outreach, partnership, Pete's Auction Service, support, VIA Families, VIA On the Move

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Your Big Challenge

April 1, 2015 | Events

Run for Autism 5K, April 18, 2015 Today, the first day of Autism Awareness Month, we passed the $71,000 mark for the Run for Autism 5K! Thank you for helping us reach 61% of our goal of $115,000 already! You are changing lives. Watch our Run for Autism 5K video to see how you are…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Run for Autism 5K, VIA Families, VIA On the Move

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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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A New Perspective for #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014 | Support

What if shopping trips were always as stressful as they are during the holiday season? For families affected by autism, they are. But you can make a difference. A message from the mom who shared her perspective in this video: “This video shows what a trip to the store is like with a child who…

Tags: #GivingTuesday, autism, Community, support, VIA Families, VIA video

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Watch “Addressing Challenging Behavior”

October 21, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Join us Wednesdays at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building for our Parent Education Series. Click here for a full schedule. Watch the video below of our workshop, “Addressing Challenging Behavior” with Outpatient Supervisor, Yaniz Padilla Dalmau. Click here to open Yaniz’s handout, and click here to access her slides. Watch “Addressing Challenging Behavior…

Tags: autism, autism expert, challenging behavior, Community, Outreach, Parent Education Series, support, VIA Families, VIA On the Move, workshop, Yaniz Padilla Dalmau

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