• Enjoying the Moment

  • Meeting New People

  • Improving Our Skills

  • Seeking an Adventure

  • Forming Friendships

  • Creating Lasting Memories

  • Sliding Into Fun

  • Having Fun Together

  • Making New Friends
  • Exploring the World Around Us

  • Conquering!

Welcome to Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater.

Because Children with Autism are Children First.

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Cape Henry Rotary Oyster Crush

Sunday, Septembeer 22nd from 1-6 PM at Ballyhoos. Come drink, dance, and eat at one of  Virginia Beach’s most popular charity fundraiser shindigs!

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What We Do at FACT

The mission of FACT is to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families in the greater Tidewater Virginia area.  We offer numerous programs to support our mission.

Learn more about FACT here

Special Needs Family Fun Nights @ OceanBreeze!

CHOOSE FROM ONE OR ALL THREE DATES!

JUNE 17TH,  JULY 15TH, AUGUST 12TH

Come on out and have a good time and raise money for a good cause! Guest with special needs event admission can enter park at 4pm. Park open to public 4-7pm &  exclusively to guest with special needs events tickets 7-9pm. Season passes and all other admissions tickets not valid for entry during private event portion 7-9pm.

TICKET SALES ARE LIMITED – ADMISSION ONLY $12.99 FOR AGES 3 & UP

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Family Celebrations

FACT’s Family Events are a perfect opportunity for families affected by autism to socialize and network. Join us for one of these seasonal celebrations. As always, these events are free and welcome all ages and abilities.

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Social Programs

Monthly outings for teens and young adults ages 13 to 30 that provide perfect opportunities for peer companionship and community integration.  Activities are affordable and fun.

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Sports Programs

FACT offers sports leagues to suit any talent! Your athlete with autism will love being part of a team, while also improving their health and socialization skills.

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Camp Programs

FACT hosts a fun-filled, action-packed day camp in Virginia Beach for six 1-week sessions each summer, as well as 1 week during the spring and winter breaks. This camp is structured to foster communication and socialization, and is available for students ages 5-30 with the primary diagnosis of autism.

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