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Our students build brighter futures thanks to the local businesses, nonprofits, universities and caring individuals who support our school. Some work directly with students in our Center, others provide venues for functional, recreational, and therapeutic community-based instruction. In so many ways, partners make the difference.

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Recent News

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Construction begins on new Sarah Dooley Center home

St. Joseph's Villa began a new chapter in its 185-year history as we launched construction on the home of our new Sarah Dooley Center for Autism. With the help of

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Defeating the isolation of autism - one proven method at a time

Richmond Times-Dispatch Editorial by Adam Dreyfus, Senior Director, Sarah Dooley Center for Autism at St. Joseph's Villa April is National Autism Awareness Month, and while science still has unanswered questions around

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The Difference Between Moderate To Severe Autism

Every person with autism will face social, communication, and behavior challenges, and they will need ongoing assistance and support. However, autism is a developmental disorder that’s a spectrum, meaning children

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