Grand Opening at Remson Court

September 10, 2014 | Events

A celebration of VIA’s expansion! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Grand Opening of our new outpatient and adult services facility at Remson Court! “This building is a beacon of hope for people with autism,” Ethan Long, VIA’s Executive Director told the crowd. “The expansion will allow VIA to serve people across…

Tags: Academy, Adult Services, autism, autism cliff, Charlottesville, Community, Ethan Long, Governor, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Grand Opening, Mayor Satyendra Huja, NBC29, Newsplex, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Outreach, partnership, Remson Court, ribbon cutting, Sen. Creigh Deeds, VIA, VIA in the News

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Check Out NBC29’s Story on the Stephen B. Perry Award!

May 29, 2014 | Press

Our community is buzzing about the Stephen B. Perry Award for Outstanding Service to People with Autism presented by Virginia National Bank! NBC29’s Molly Balkenbush interviewed last year’s recipient, Tom McQueeney, in this news story about the call for nominations. Tom told Molly he was touched to receive the Perry Award because he knew the…

Tags: NBC29, partnership, support, VIA, VIA in the News, Virginia National Bank

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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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Workshop Gives Siblings a Day of Support

January 28, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Surrounded by other siblings of children with disabilities, Sammy Betker shared a heartwarming message with CBS19, “I’m not the only person that has to go through the things that I go through.” Sammy’s sister has autism, and at the Sibling Support Program hosted by the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) and Charlottesville Parks and Recreation,…

Tags: Charlottesville, Community, Groups, Help, Hilary Nagel, Newsplex, Outreach, partnership, sibling support, support, VIA, VIA Families, VIA in the News, VIA On the Move, workshop

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Special Needs Trusts & Guardianship Workshops Educate VIA Families

January 21, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Charlottesville attorney Neal Walters offered two free workshops for families of children with disabilities at the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) last week. Walters covered special needs trusts and guardianship, explaining the differences and the processes for setting them up. “Nobody knows what the future will hold,” parent Gina Yoder told CBS19 when she was…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, CRAAG, Hilary Nagel, Newsplex, partnership, VIA Families, VIA in the News, workshop

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