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 this developmental disability that now affects 1 in 68 individuals and 1 in 42 boys (CDC, March 2014).  The Autism […]

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 have a really great time… who knew philanthropy could be this fun?! If you haven’t joined us for Wine Down […]

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 park a little easier on kids with autism and their families. On April 12, 2015, bring the whole family to Kings Dominion on […]

2015 Camps for Kids with Special Needs

  These unique camps are designed for children with special needs.  Kids can be themselves while having fun, working to strengthen skills, make new friends, and enjoy a camp atmostphere. Autism: Special Needs Camp – Weinstein JCC – Voices Together is for children with autism that offers stimulating activities while offering some socialization skills. Camp […]

Yard Sale Offers Great Bargains and Helps “Liv”

Here’s an opportunity for you and your kids to do something fun and help a child. Saturday, July 28 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. is a yard sale to help with the treatment and therapy of Olivia (“Liv”) who was recently diagnosed with Autism. This is a chance to purchase some great products, including: […]

ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia: Brain Balance has Answers

You may have already heard about Brain Balance and you know about the great work they do with kids in the Richmond area. Richmond is fortunate to have a Brain Balance center right here in our community since there aren’t many on the east coast. They are located in Midlothian at 15833 City View Drive, […]