Autism Walk and Family Funfest 2021

The Autism Society of Northern Virginia 16th Annual Autism Walk and Family Funfest will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Manassas, Virginia!   Our Walk and Family Funfest is more than just a a typical run or walk event, it’s a fun time for everyone to learn, connect, and celebrate! Join other families for the resource fair,…

Care for the Caregiver – Why taking care of yourself helps the whole family

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/care-for-the-caregiver-why-taking-care-of-yourself-helps-the-whole-family-tickets-167126773679 Tips for parents on how to re-energize their lives heading into fall and the start of school. Has the summer left you utterly worn out? Can you use some tips to carve out some time for yourself to rest and recharge? Are you in need of some help with a new daily plan for…

Neurodiversity in Education and Employment

Learn strategies developed at the Stanford Neurodiversity Project for raising awareness of neurodiversity through education, service, research and advocacy. Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz after the webinar. The quiz will be added to this page once the event has concluded.     Dr. Lawrence Fung is a…

Lunch and Learn: Autism and the Black Family

Presenter: Maria Davis-Pierre LMHC – Maria graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and went on to obtain a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. As a licensed mental health therapist, Maria primarily works with parents to provide support through education and advocacy training. Her…