Where Parents and Professionals Come Together

About us

Helping people never doubt that they are Valuable & Powerful

The mission of Shenandoah Valley Autism Partnership (SVAP) is to improve the lives of all who are affected by autism through community awareness, effective training, and support across the life-span. 

Originated in 2003, we are a volunteer group of parents and professionals, dedicated to providing a forum for support, education, and networking

Come join us

Want more information directly in your email? Become a member of SVAP today!


We organize inclusive events for families and individuals with autism.

Upcoming Events

April 8, 2023

Join us by running or walking a 5K, wherever you are, or here with us in Harrisonburg! 

Your fundraising efforts will empower our work to provide scholarships and promote a more inclusive world for people with autism.

Location:  EMU, Harrisonburg VA

Time: 9:30am

May 5, 2023

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a positive and safe environment at our Family Teen Night, designed for families with autism and related disabilities!
This inclusive event is free and open to all families, providing an opportunity to connect, learn, and have fun together.
SEATS LIMITED! Don’t miss out on this special occasion!


Location:  Compass, Harrisonburg VA
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Our impact
Influencing the way people, organizations, and movements think and act.