A Life-Changing Experience

A Life-Changing Experience

By Darcy Howard, a member of Skillcorps India Feb 2017 team   The two weeks at Sorem flew by. I couldn’t believe it when it was time to say goodbye. It was hard leaving the students and teachers, it’s amazing how quickly bonds are made. During our...
The Global Autism Project and Sustainability

The Global Autism Project and Sustainability

By Mascherelle, a member of the SkillCorps Dominican Republic February 2017 team I recently shared my initial experience of becoming a Skillcorps member and how my understanding of what it means to give back has grown immensely. This time I wanted to share with you...
The Future of ABA

The Future of ABA

By Sarah Glass, a member of the SkillCorps Dominican Republic Feb. 2017 team When one speaks of inspiring women that are creating social change in the world they should include Patricia Chong.  Patricia is like many other ABA therapists that are working in the field...
Resourcefulness

Resourcefulness

By Devon Troy, a member of the SkillCorps Dominican Republic Feb. 2017 team My week and half at the Aprendo Center in the Dominican Republic has been incredibly inspiring. My first week was spent collaborating with two of my fellow SkillCorp members working on a...
Take a Break

Take a Break

By Jennifer Charlton, A member of the SkillCorps Indonesia Feb. 2017 team For the past week, the SkillCorps team has been working hard with the staff of Rumah Tiara. Everyone has been observing sessions, providing feedback and trainings on topics that have been agreed...
“This is my passion, so I must do”

“This is my passion, so I must do”

By Crystal Thompson, a leader of the SkillCorps Indonesia Feb. 2017 team Today I was able to find some time to sit down with Hotik and briefly talk about her new position as Clinical Director.  She works at Rumah Tiara in Indonesia, which was formerly known as Hi-5....
Comfort Zone Check

Comfort Zone Check

By Dewanna Steamer, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia Feb. 2017 team This trip has been an eye opener starting with fundraising till now. During orientation we were asked about our comfort zones on various topics ranging from 1, being comfortable, and 5 being, not...

What is the SkillCorps Experience?

By Cherelle Williams, a member of the SkillCorps Dominican Republic Feb. 2017 team When I first heard of SkillCorps, I honestly didn’t know what to make of it. I am a person who loves to travel, loves working with children with autism, and loves meeting new people. I...
Cultural Differences

Cultural Differences

By Darcy Howard, a member of the SkillCorps India Feb. 2017 team What an amazing week it has been. We have almost completed our first week at SOREM. It has been very fun but also difficult. I have found the cultural differences to be the most difficult learning curve....
Building Confidence in Bekasi

Building Confidence in Bekasi

By Katharin Pappas, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia February 2017 team Every evening, SkillCorps teams reflect on the day using the plus/delta model. A “plus” might be a favorite moment or accomplished objective, while the “delta”...
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