Change is the end result of all true learning

Change is the end result of all true learning

By Danielle Ortiz, a member of the SkillCorps Czech Republic August 2017 team “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” This quote relates so well to each center I have been to with the Global Autism...
Moments Like These

Moments Like These

By Amy Tanner, a member of the SkillCorps Czech Republic August 2017 team Each day is made up of a series of moments. As a professional working with children, teens and adults with Autism, it is without exaggeration to say that every day is made up of many unique...
Third Time’s the Charm!

Third Time’s the Charm!

By Danielle Ortiz, a member of the SkillCorps Czech Republic August 2017 team Traveling a 3rd time with the Global Autism project I still go into each country nervous and not sure what to expect. I am eager to meet the center therapists and children, but each country...
10 Things SkillCorps Has Taught Me

10 Things SkillCorps Has Taught Me

By Maria Sutherland, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2017 team 1. Fundraising is hard but people really want to help. Fundraising was challenging and my mind played tricks with me. There were times when I thought there was no way I can raise $5,000 in a...
Be the Delta

Be the Delta

By Mary St. Aubin, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2017 team It’s hard to believe that my entire journey with SkillCorps began with a single Google search; Autism education abroad. As a special education teacher, I have dedicated my career to...
Pushing Boundaries

Pushing Boundaries

By Shumaila Jaffrey, A member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2017 team   I took upon this journey of volunteering for SkillCorps after going back and forth about it for almost 2 years. My friend Wafa first told me about her experience and I knew it was exactly what...
Adios

Adios

By Taylor Genseal, A member of the SkillCorps Nicaragua July 2017 team Today was our final day working in Aprendo. It was beautiful to see it all come together. The therapists have been so receptive to our feedback and dramatic improvements can already be seen. They...
Synergistic Synchronicity at CIE

Synergistic Synchronicity at CIE

By Sneha Deshpande & Lauren Payer, members of the SkillCorps Nicaragua July 2017 team Synchronicity is a concept first coined by Carl Jung which describes the phenomenon of seemingly related events with no causal relationship in which the subconscious meets the...
Sonder

Sonder

By Jillian Kelly, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2017 team “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” Welcome to SkillCorps You have been accepted to travel to another part of the world and have a life changing experience. There is nothing anyone can say...
Soaring at SOREM

Soaring at SOREM

By Amanda Wilkerson, a member of the SkillCorps India July 2017 team Week one has come and gone in the blink of an eye.  We have observed classrooms, spoken and spent time with teachers, created goals and have begun implementing new systems at SOREM. Working with...

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