Awareness Walk To Observe World Autism Day

Friday, 8 April 2016 - 9:00am

Patrons, Autism Centre staff and Sol Petroleum staff are pictured in high spirits despite the rainy weather to walk in observation of World Autism Day that took place on April 2.

Light It Up Blue Fun Day Kicks Off Child Abuse Prevention And Autism Awareness Month

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 - 5:00pm

The first Light it up Blue March and Fun Day was held on April 1 to commence activities in observance of Child Abuse Prevention and Autism Awareness Month. 

Autism Awareness Month Focuses On ‘Different Not Less’

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 4:30pm

Persons in the community are being urged to see persons with autism and other disabilities as being different and not any less than human beings.

Brightly Coloured Socks To Mark World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 3:00pm

Teachers and students at the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre dressed in brightly coloured socks yesterday March 21, to raise awareness for Down syndrome.

Civil Registry And Passport Office Brings Christmas Cheer To The Autism Centre

Friday, 27 November 2015 - 4:15pm

Registrar-General Mrs. Stephanie Benn and the staff of the Civil Registry and Passport Office are pictured presenting a number of educational games to Director of the Autism Centre Ms. Lorna Dawson as part of their 10th Anniversary Celebrations.

Upcoming Meeting To Address Alzheimer’s Disease On November 17

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 1:00pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public, in particular, family members and caretakers of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia to a meeting on November 17, 2015.

Risk Officers Trained To Better Treat Needs Of Offenders

Friday, 25 September 2015 - 4:45pm

Risk Officers from various agencies including Her Majesty’s Prison, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and the Social Development Department participated in a workshop to improve service delivery of treatment and management of offenders in the Territory.

Elmore Stoutt To Host Depression And Suicide Educational Session

Friday, 20 February 2015 - 3:30pm

The principals and staff of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) are inviting parents and guardians to an educational session on Understanding Depression and Suicide in Young People on Thursday, March 5 at 5:00 p.m. ...

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