Meet the Staff

Patricia Weaver
President, Program Director
A parent of a son with autism, her dual degrees in Biology and Health Sciences with a certification as a Physician’s Assistant were a strong foundation for her additional training in the Lovaas Method of ABA, Modified ABA, Greenspan Method, TEACCH and PECS. She has over 15 years of experience working with persons with autism including the Henrico County school system, past president of the Autism Society of America, Central VA Chapter, and four years as the Director of Tuckahoe Little League Challenger Division. Her passion is to learn the skills and talents of our adults and help them connect with their peers at the SDC.
William Weaver
Financial Director
Bill Weaver has a long history of managing business and finances as a retired owner of an Engineering firm and current financial director of his local church.  He is graciously volunteering his time and expertise as we expand the Skills Development Center and we are fortunate to have him join the SDC family.
Andrew Horne
Web Designer
Andrew’s web development education began at Hermitage Technical Center. He graduated from ECPI with a B.S. in Web Development. As a person with autism, Andrew originally encountered SDC as a client, but became a staff member in 2012.
Brandy Snow
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Brandy, the mother of a beautiful teenage daughter is our newest team member and she is a recent graduate from South University. She performed her field-work for South University here at The Center and fell in love with the atmosphere and clients and decided to join us as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.  She has over 10 years of experience caring for individuals with various disabilities and points in their lifespan.  She also brings with her a degree in culinary arts and is a huge help with our cooking class program on Wednesdays.  She assists with all of our programs and develops activities for the clients that focus on increasing their skills and abilities. She is passionate about nurturing the growth and abilities of the clientele at the Skills Development Center and brings an abundance of happy and positive energy to each day.