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Autism Society of Central Virginia

Services: Monthly meeting, support group, legislative hearings and news, webinar and conference info, social activities for children and teens with autism/Asperger’s.

Phone: (804) 257-0192,



Sarah Dooley Center for Autism (St. Joseph’s Villa), 8000 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA, 23227, Phone: (804) 553-3241- Hattie Porter/Admissions.They serve 333 children, pre K to 12th grade.


Faison School for Autism, 1701 Byrd Avenue  Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 612-1947-Adam Warman (Admissions) ages 2-22- no wait list- 120 students


Dominion School for Autism, 6818 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23226-2831

Phone: (804) 355-1011– Rachel Reynolds, Admissions, ages 2-21, satellite programs


Employment Related:

Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (formerly DRS)
Street Location: 8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Henrico, VA 23229-5019
Phone: 804.662.7000


Residential and Social:

Leslie Hundley, Executive Director of Richmond House, SNAP Club is part of The Center for Teens and Adults with Autism, Richmond House- manages the SNAP Club,, office: 288-3122, cell: 761-5853


Diagnostic Resources:

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Kennedy Kreiger Center, Baltimore, MD, Phone:(443) 923-9200


Kluge Children’s Rehabilitation Center (KCRC), Charlottesville, VA , Phone: (434) 924.5161

Pasquale Accardo, M.D., Professor and Chief, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, MCV
Phone: (804) 827-2100 or Appointments: (888) 628-4240, Email:

Diane York is a Richmond-based freelancer, mother, and grandmother and regular contributor to RFM. She writes about lifestyle and wellness issues.
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