New Models of Care, Support, and Education


Through interdisciplinary partnerships and innovations in diagnosis, care, support, and education, we are working together to directly improve outcomes for individuals with autism and their families.  By integrating training into these efforts, we are simultaneously building the workforce of professionals with specialized training in autism. Our work is anchored in an appreciation for the unique strengths of every individual and family; a commitment to excellence and evidence-based practice; an emphasis on community collaboration and partnership; and a focus on improving broader systems of care.

  • Curry Autism Spectrum Services

    The Curry Autism Spectrum Services are available through the Sheila Johnson Center for Human Services. 

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  • UVA Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Autism Program

    This division of the UVA School of Medicine provides diagnostic services and therapeutic recommendations for a broad range of developmental and behavioral problems, from mild to severe, for children of all ages and young adults.

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  • Family Navigation

    Our Family Navigation Team provides navigation, education, and outreach to equip and connect families with resources and supports in their communities. Our Navigators provide emotional support and coaching to families as they navigate the system of care, and also offer education and resource information both in-person and virtually.

  • Community Partners

    Albemarle County Public Schools
    Blue Ridge Infant and Toddler Connection
    Brooks Family YMCA
    CA (formerly Commonwealth Autism)
    Charlottesville Regional Autism Advocacy Group (CRAAG)
    Children’s Dentistry of Charlottesville
    Faison Center
    Parent Education and Advocacy Training Center
    Piedmont Regional Education Program
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Virginia Institute of Autism
    Wise County Public Schools