• 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.

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

Lawn Party Under the Stars May 16

We’ve got an exciting new venue, but the same casual elegance and festive vibe. This is a PARTY with live and silent auctions, delicious food from Baker’s Crust and Coastal Grill, a jumpin’ dance floor with music from Strictly Bizzness and more. Tickets will be on sale soon. For sponsorship opportunities or to donate silent auction items, contact us at 422-2040 or camp4autism@gmail.com

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.

Learn More About Sports Programs

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.

Learn More About Our Camp Programs