The Sarah Dooley Center for Autism operates under the accreditation of St. Joseph’s Villa. We seek out the best practices in our various fields and hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards.
St. Joseph’s Villa is licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services, Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The Villa is also certified by the national Council on Accreditation for children and family services.
The Villa is a member of the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and is recognized by the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia on its approved list of local charitable organizations.
One of the biggest challenges in educating students diagnosed with autism is encouraging them to try new things and explore new ways to engage with the world. At the Sarah
Announcing our 1st annual conference for our public school partners! Thursday, November 28:00am-3:30pm | $120Sarah Dooley Center for Autism at St. Joseph's Villa Lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE Designed
By Adam Dreyfus, MA, BCBA, LBA – Senior Director, Sarah Dooley Center for Autism I’ve been fortunate to work with individuals diagnosed with autism and their families for almost two