GAP Summit

by Aidan Dunn, SkillCorps Assistant at Global Autism Project Hello readers! Today, it’s time for another update on what we are doing here at the Global Autism Project. This month, we’re sending out our July SkillCorps members out on their trips to their respective...

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Summer Interns!

by Aidan Dunn, SkillCorps Assistant at Global Autism Project Hello readers! Today, I’m here to talk to you about our new interns! The Global Autism Project is in a more or less perpetual cycle of hiring new interns for several month long periods. Some (like myself)...

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Autism and Self-Advocacy

by Aidan Dunn, SkillCorps Assistant at Global Autism Project Hello readers! It’s time for another instalment in my increasingly-infrequent blog series! I hope you had a happy autism awareness day, or at least remembered that we have an autism awareness day. Today, I...

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Medal of Excellence

by Aidan Dunn, SkillCorps® Assistant at Global Autism Project Hello readers! It’s me again writing the second blog post in two weeks (a blog post per week in a supposedly weekly series? I know- shocker!) because we have big news here at the Global Autism Project for...

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Face your fears

by Jessica Milne, a member of the SkillCorps® Czech Republic February 2019 team When I decided to sign up for SkillCorp I didn’t really think about how traveling would affect my mental health. I knew I wanted to join because I love ABA and the work I do at Florida...

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ABA as a Foreign Language

by ,Catherine Russo a member of the SkillCorps® Czech Republic February 2019 team Learning, studying, and teaching applied behavior analysis can prove to be quite difficult. Studying is mandatory, learning specific definitions and phrases are crucial, and teaching ABA...

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AN INTERVIEW WITH A TRIP LEADER

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC by Sienna VanGelder, a member of the SkillCorps® Dominican Republic February 2019 team Brittney (the DR trip leader) and I sat down over some Café Santo Domingo to talk about SkillCorps, how it’s changed over the years, and how it changes you. Q:...

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There is a difference between arrival and entrance

by Ricky Price, a member of the SkillCorps® Kenya February 2019 team Today was the first day that I truly understood what the term ‘Culture Shock’ meant. To me it was a shock, not in a grotesque, disturbing manor that the word ’Shock’ may denote, but rather a beauty,...

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Embrace the adventure

by Sam Fowler, a member of the SkillCorps® India February 2019 team When I woke up Thursday morning for day 2 of orientation, I had no idea how much of an adventure the next 48 hours would be. There was almost 16 hours on a plane, almost 10 in a car, and only about 7...

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Appreciation

by Angela Walker, a member of the SkillCorps® Uganda October 2018 team Let me begin by saying that I appreciate you for taking the time to read this small passage outlining the biggest message that I took away from being in Entebbe, Uganda visiting the Amaanyi Center....

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Finding Flexibility

by Rebecca Pawlowski, a member of the SkillCorps® Netherlands October 2018 team   I originally applied to the Global Autism Project with the hopes of sharing my behavior analytic skills in a country where I can also expand on my Spanish speaking ability. I was...

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Leading My First Trip

By Sarah Glass, a member of the SkillCorps® Netherlands October 2018 team I’ve never considered myself to be a leader. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always been a solid number two in most of my professional positions.  I also do not hide the fact that I have Attention...

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