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5 Autism School Services Every Parent Should Look For

A good school for autism will meet your child’s academic, emotional, and social needs. However, you also want to ensure that the school offers five essential services. These services offer

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8 Factors To Consider When Selecting An Autism School

The right school nurtures a child with autism and helps him or her thrive. With specialized supports and other helpful tools, this educational setting can meet your child’s academic, behavioral,

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John & Joey

Joey expanded his horizons at SDCA

Every school day used to be the same for Joey. He would come to school with a very fixed set of interests, and when those were taken away, he would

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14 students

successfully transitioned back to

public schools in 2018

Our students learned

9,836 new words

last year

1 in 59

are identified with autism

spectrum disorder

Testimonials

  • The day I came to tour, it was like worlds opened up. It felt like a big, warm hug.

    Alicia, Parent

  • I feel very comfortable with my child coming to St. Joseph’s Villa every day. They treat him like he is family.

    Allison, Parent

  • My son wants to come to school. He will greet you now, look at you eye-to-eye and try to engage. Without places like St. Joseph’s Villa, I think a lot of us parents would be lost. They not only help your child, they help you.

    Paula, Parent

  • My child’s quality of life has improved in every way. He is extremely fond of his teachers. They let him teach them how he wants to learn and interact with the world, and they turned that into a game plan to help him build skills.

    Frances, Parent

  • My experience with the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism has been nothing short of exceptional. The staff sincerely love Zach. They have helped him come a long way.

    Jessicah, Parent

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SDCA serves 25 localities in Virginia.

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Inquiries from other school systems are welcome. Please call 804-521-5571 to find out how we can serve you.

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