Week 3 at the Global Autism Project

Week 3 at the Global Autism Project

By Aidan Dunn, Intern at the Global Autism Project It’s my third week working as an intern at the Global Autism Project. Since I started, I’ve managed to get a bit settled into my role as catch-all worker and part-time blog writer. This isn’t my first internship, but...
The Ten Principles of GAP

The Ten Principles of GAP

By Aidan Dunn, Intern at G.A.P Headquarters in Brooklyn, New York Like most organizations, the Global Autism Project has a number of principles for our members to follow. I’m not talking about rules or guidelines we have to follow but rather a list of qualities that...
Cultural Differences & Going Against the Odds

Cultural Differences & Going Against the Odds

By Melissa Escutia, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia October 2017 team Global Autism Project has different partner sites across the world. I chose to embark on this journey to Indonesia; a country that has been on my mind after falling in love with movies on Bali....
Addressing the Why

Addressing the Why

By Cheryl Geniesse, a member of the SkillCorps Kenya October 2017 team My adventure with the Global Autism Spectrum has been an incredible experience.  In our second week at Kaizora, we provided a 2-hour workshop on autism and sexuality.  More specifically, on...
SkillCorps- It’s not what you think

SkillCorps- It’s not what you think

By Denisha Gingles, a member of the SkillCorps Kenya October 2017 team When I initially joined SkillCorps I was excited to use my professional skills, combined with my love of travel, community, culture, and lastly my love of volunteerism. Their website describes...
Full Circle

Full Circle

By Elizabeth Castillo, a member of the SkillCorps India October 2017 team When traveling through Indonesia years ago, I came across some amazing people. While getting to know them and taking part in their lives, I learned how, in certain communities in the country,...
Learning Abroad

Learning Abroad

By Nick Goebel, a member of the SkillCorps India October 2017 team   I had never heard of Autism until I was about 14-years old, when I met my two younger sisters. Before I met them, I was told that they were “Autistic”. Not know anything about Autism I went to the...
Friendship Abroad

Friendship Abroad

By Emily Seevers, a member of the SkillCorps Nicaragua October 2017 team Today wraps up the second week of the trip and walking into the center this morning was a bit sad.  I’m going to miss this center, this country and these people.  This trip was more than I could...
The Year of The Broken Resolution

The Year of The Broken Resolution

By Ksenia Kravtchenko, a leader of the SkillCorps Czech Republic October 2017 team, and a doctoral student in the Ph.D. program in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Van Loan School at Endicott College As many of us do at the start of the New Year, I made a New Year’s...

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