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Grafton in Action – Fall 2020

As we head into the seventh month of Covid-19 in Virginia, a lot has changed at Grafton. For the first time in our 61-year history, we are serving hundreds of… Read More

Grafton in Action – Summer 2020

The spring of 2020 has been an unparalleled period at Grafton. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to reimagine how we safeguard the health of our clients and colleagues and… Read More

Grafton in Action – Spring 2020

Since opening our doors 60 years ago, Grafton has become a leader in serving individuals with Autism. From starting the first residential Autism program in Virginia to conducting the state’s… Read More

Grafton in Action – Winter 2020

Grafton has seen many changes over the last 60 years, but one thing has remained constant: our spirit of innovation. Working with clients day in and day out continuously inspires… Read More

Grafton in Action – Fall 2019

Sixty years ago, Ruth Birch, a concerned mother whose child was turned away by the public school system due to a learning disability, founded Grafton. She began by teaching her… Read More

Grafton in Action – Summer 2019

For nearly 60 years, Grafton teams have been working to provide the best possible care for their clients. We pride ourselves on using evidence-based approaches, combined with common sense, in… Read More

Grafton in Action – Spring 2019

When I tell people about Grafton, one of the first things I mention is that we have been on the forefront of working with individuals with autism for the past… Read More

Grafton in Action – Fall/Winter 2018

As a parent, addressing your child’s disability can make you feel very vulnerable. Making the decision to seek the level of support provided by an organization like Grafton is brave,… Read More

Grafton in Action – Summer 2018

Many summer blockbusters have heroes with unique origin stories – think of, for example, the Avengers, Black Panther, and Spider Man. I like to think Grafton does as well. The… Read More

Grafton in Action – Spring 2018

Often, when we consider Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or intellectual and developmental disabilities, we immediately think about children. But there is a significant population of adults with these diagnoses, as… Read More