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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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How to Prepare for Your IEP Meeting [Checklist]

How to Prepare for Your IEP Meeting [Checklist]

Caregivers of children with autism often become experts in areas they’d never considered before. If there’s one thing they become intimately acquainted with, it’s their child’s individualized education plan (IEP).

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Autism Heart

The Basics Of ABA For Autism: 5 Things You Need To Know

Understanding how to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be as overwhelming as understanding the condition itself. The fact is, no two cases of ASD are the same, so no

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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

  • 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

  • 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 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

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

    Allison, Parent

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

    Alicia, Parent

Areas Served

SDCA serves 25 localities in Virginia.

areas-served

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

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