The Faison School for Autism is a nonprofit autism center dedicated to providing resources for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. The Faison School represents a unique private/public partnership collaboration between a nonprofit school and major university research partners: the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and the Teachers College at Columbia University. Through our three-pronged approach of evidence based treatment, research, and community education, The Faison School serves as a learning center where the most effective autism therapies are used, taught, and shared. We are dedicated to giving each child the best chance he or she has to improve their life's journey. Our philosophy is a holistic one, focusing on the child, their family, and all those who touch and enrich their lives. We are dedicated to giving each child the best chance he or she has to improve their life's journey. The center is located in Richmond, Virginia. The Faison School for Autism is a 501C 3 not-for-profit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, creed, or gender. It is accredited by CABAS®. It is also accredited by VAISEF, whose accreditation process has been approved by the Virginia Council for Private Education as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education. 

For more information on The Faison School - Autism Center of Virginia (ACV); please go to: http://www.thefaisonschool.org