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The Loneliness of Parenting an Atypical Child: A Parent’s Guide

Parenting an atypical child comes with a unique set of challenges. Whether your child suffers from emotional needs, physical needs, or has specific health-related issues, you know the challenges you face on a daily...

How to Create a Great Home Learning Space for a Child with ADHD

 Last year, my oldest son was diagnosed with ADHD. It wasn’t exactly a surprise. He had experienced difficulty during his first couple of years of school. He couldn’t sit still, would rush through activities,...

Halloween Costumes for Kids with Autism & Sensory Processing Disorders

When I think of things that make my skin crawl I think of bugs, snakes and other creepy stuff.What makes my son's skin crawl? A stray tag, a bulky costume, wearing something on his head, paint...

Teens Volunteer to Make Friends at Friendship Circle of Virginia

There are fantastic therapies and school programs for children with disabilities, but we can't overlook the power of interacting with peers of all abilities. That's what Friendship Circle is all about: Building friendships and...

Volunteer to Cheer at the Special Olympics

1500 champions will compete for the gold in in softball, tennis, aquatics, track and field, bocce, and bowling at the Special Olympics in Richmond this year.The 2015 Summer Games Opening Ceremony and the lighting of...

ASCV Provides Support for Individuals with Autism and Their Families

Becky Boswell, MBA, Executive Director April is National Autism Awareness Month.  The Autism Society Central Virginia will be hosting and participating in numerous events throughout our community this month to share awareness, understanding, and acceptance of...

The Gluten-Free Truth – Who, Why and How!

During the majority of my 24 years as a dietitian, the term “gluten-free” was not the buzzword it is today.  Even a decade ago, most people had never even heard of the word gluten....

Special Needs Pediatric Care FAQS

Why does a child with special needs need a pediatrician who manages special needs patients only?Although families may go through financial hardships, adjustments with employment, or lack of family support, research has shown that families that...

Wine Down for Autism Society of Central Virginia

It’s time to Wine Down with us at The Wine Loft on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.Each month we give away great prizes, soak up a relaxed atmosphere, chow down on delicious free appetizers and...

Autism Awareness Day at Kings Dominion

Kids love Kings Dominion, but all the great things happening in the park can be very overwhelming for kids with autism.  Kings Dominion and ASCV have teamed up to make a day at the...

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