Archives: Testimonials

Jenn –

It was so nice meeting with you today and I am so grateful for you taking the time to help me!  I feel like I have some knowledge on where to begin.  It truly meant so much to me – just being able to know the first steps I need to take without having to …

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Julie Crews

My gratitude is boundless.  Through meetings, programs, seminars, recommended reading, wonderful leaders, and other grandparents, I found direction and how best to provide support to my sweet and smart grandchild.

Becky Cope

The Autism Society of Central Virginia is the best local source of information and training for parents of individuals across the autism spectrum at every stage of life. The support of other families with similar experiences is invaluable as parents learn about community resources and how to meet the needs of their children.  I am …

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Kyle Cope

Autism Society provides good opportunities for kids to socialize with other kids who can relate to them.

Allison Thurman

ASACV Value to me: My son has a rare syndrome (1 in 12 million) and did not initially have the diagnosis of autism when we joined ASACV.  However, I found the resources to be invaluable when navigating the special needs journey- from seminars with world leaders on topics regarding autism, their resources website, and, most …

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Tammy Burns

The Autism Society Central VA, has helped us since my son was first diagnosed.  I called soon after my son was diagnosed, and was able to ask questions, locate resources and have a guide for the next steps along our journey.  The free monthly meetings have offered a place to learn from extremely knowledgeable people, …

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Elizabeth Edens

I am the parent of a young adult with Autism.  I also serve individuals with Autism as a school speech-language pathologist in Colonial Heights, Virginia.  The Autism Society of Central VA has provided me with valuable training and resources to help me better navigate parenting a child with Autism.  This knowledge also transfers over to …

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Anita Resnick

The Autism Society of Central VA offers a wide variety of workshops, a monthly Lego Club and bowling league for kids which gives me the chance to share our challenges, get advice and celebrate our joys with others that understand, while our son gets a chance to socialize with other children.  They also have support …

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My husband and I were stunned after our son’s diagnosis. We didn’t know anything about autism. Our only frame of reference was a movie we had seen years earlier, “Rain Man”. The doctor was not helpful and didn’t give us any information regarding therapies or what we could do to help our son. Maybe he …

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Rosemary Seltzer

Our daughter was not diagnosed with autism until she was ten.  When she was diagnosed, it was almost a relief because we could finally join a support community.  The Autism Society has provided us with education about topics such as preparing for an I.E.P. meeting, Medicaid waivers, and transitioning to adulthood.  The Autism Society provides …

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