The Visual Advantage

Meet with Bonnie Marquis at the historic Huntington Heritage Station! Gain knowledge on positive behavior support strategies for challenging behaviors. Feel free to suggest specific topics of interest ahead of the meeting.

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The College Program for Students with ASD at Concord University

The WV ATC’s College Program for Students with ASD is expanding to support students at Concord University. Beginning August, 2016, staff will lead social and skill building groups on the campus of Concord University. Groups are designed to meet the needs of college students with ASD as they navigate higher education, and provide a social network through which social awareness and understanding can increase.

To find out more, visit the College Program page for more details –

Podcast with Ruth C Sullivan

In observance of National Autism Awareness Month, WV ATC Executive Director Dr. Marc Ellison and autism pioneer Dr. Ruth C. Sullivan sit down to discuss early autism parent advocacy movements, critical historical developments, and progressive services in West Virginia.


To listen to other episodes visit the following link –

Michael Tolleson Art Events

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This year’s Ruth Sullivan Rally for Autism® includes art events with up and coming savant artist Michael Tolleson. Come to the Marshall University Visual Arts Center in downtown Huntington on April 29th to meet Michael and watch him paint. This painting and several others will be auctioned at the end of the event. He will also be interviewed on the WSAZ News at 4 o’clock on Thursday, April 28th and will be painting a Marshall University themed painting at the Rally at Ritter Park on Saturday, April 30th.

Click here to view the full Rally for Autism Art Events with Michael Tolleson brochure.