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Autism Acceptance Month Feature: Katie

April is Autism Acceptance Month! Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States, with one in 36 children receiving a diagnosis, according to a newly-released report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In addition to 5.8 million Autistic adults, this prevalence means that Autism likely touches a

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Autism Acceptance Month Feature: Alden

April is Autism Acceptance Month! Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States, with one in 36 children receiving a diagnosis, according to a newly-released report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In addition to 5.8 million Autistic adults, this prevalence means that Autism likely touches a

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Meet Our New Board of Directors Members!

The ASCV is proud to continue to grow our strong Board of Directors and volunteer leadership. We are pleased to announce our talented, dedicated class of 2024 members! Ida Barksdale Ida Barksdale is an autistic advocate who enjoys life with her husband and two kids in Hanover, Virginia. Ida’s son

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Autism Acceptance Month Feature: Kyle C.

April is Autism Acceptance Month! Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the United States, with one in 36 children receiving a diagnosis, according to a newly-released report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In addition to 5.8 million Autistic adults, this prevalence means that Autism likely touches a

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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2024: Self-Advocate Spotlight

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month! March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, an important time dedicated to raising awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life. It is also a time to acknowledge the barriers that people with disabilities still sometimes face in

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Meet our Newest Junior Board Members!

The ASCV’s impact grows each year thanks to the help of community members like you. As the need for our programs and services grow, we are grateful for our committed volunteer leadership. The ASCV Junior Board is comprised of talented and generous young professionals from the Richmond area and beyond.

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