ASCV Programs

Looking Back at May!

Previous Next We had a marvelous May at the ASCV! On May 18, 2024, over 1,000 dedicated participants, sponsors, and vendors came together for our 22nd annual ASCV 5K & Family Fun Day! Our supporters braved soggy weather for a morning to honor and celebrate our local autism community. Through the dedication and generosity of …

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April in Review!

We kicked off April with a fun-filled week of Spring Break Camp. This year, we hosted 20 participants at True Timber Backyard. Our wonderful friends at Beyond Boundaries joined us in the fun, helping as we tried our hands at games, crafts, nature walks, and outdoor safety lessons! We’re grateful to our community partners at …

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Richmond International Airport + Delta Air Lines Welcome Autistic Individuals and Families This Saturday

This Saturday, more than a hundred Richmond-area families will head to the Richmond International Airport thanks to a partnership with the Autism Society of Central Virginia (ASCV).  They’ll be going through all of the steps up until take-off as part of an airport rehearsal program called Wings for Autism, specifically designed for people with intellectual/developmental …

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Richmond Police Department Partners with the ASCV for a Law Enforcement Safety Seminar

We were proud to co-host our first ever Law Enforcement Safety Seminar for teens and adults with autism this August with the Richmond City Police Department.  It was a day filled with hands-on learning opportunities and meaningful connections and conversations. This unique event was designed for autistic teens and adults, parents, and caregivers to practice …

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Introducing the Autism Friendly Communities Program to Help Businesses Create Inclusive Spaces

The ASCV has developed a new comprehensive training program about Autism to help local businesses better support and include Autistic people and their families: Autism Friendly Communities (AFC). The AFC program provides local businesses and organizations with high-quality training about Autism and how to best support and include Autistic people and their families in their …

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Beyond Boundaries Brings Rock Climbing to Individuals with Autism

We are so fortunate to partner with more than 100 local organizations to bring unique programs to our ASCV members. Each partnership expands the number of fun, and engaging programs that we can offer to our local community.  From developing new social skills to creating moments for genuine connection, these partnerships provide incredible opportunities for …

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