The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) in collaboration with several other advocacy organizations created a video to provide much needed information for self-advocates on staying safe during Covid-19.

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation’s January 2021 newsletter has links to virtual art and music, crafts, and recreational programs for ages 8+ and older. Subscribe to get the monthly newsletter emailed directly to your inbox.

Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) and Attorney Neal Walters invite family members or professionals to a FREE virtual workshop and Q & A on Wednesday, February 17th from 11-1 p.m. The topic is special needs trusts, guardianship, and financial and government benefit issues that arise for a loved one with a disability after adulthood. Email Hilary Nagel by February 15th to receive the workshop link.

PREP’s Spring 2021 newsletter announced four two-night virtual workshops from January to April. The Promoting Independence Through the Use of Visual Supports covers four different basic visual supports for individuals with ASD and other executive functioning deficits. Two supports will be discussed each night with an open Q&A session following the presentation. Visual Supports covered include: visual schedule, first-then, countdown strip, and visual directives. Subscribe to receive the monthly newsletter in your inbox.