First Impressions of Zeebah

By: Jessica Miller Africa is my favorite continent. The air is warm and sweet, most of the people polite and hospitable. No matter how much traveling I’ve done, there are always exciting experiences at each new destination. My first impressions of Nigeria were the...

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Lessons of a Simple Trip

By: Lisa-Melanie Kaluza Levy Today, I have finished travelling almost halfway around the world with my new Skillcorps colleagues! After the inspiring and thought provoking orientation provided by the wonderful team at Global Autism Project headquarters, we are all...

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July 25th, 2019 – Day 3 at ASHA!

By: Jennifer Coffey  I have always wanted to combine my skills and expertise as a Speech Language Pathologist, my passion for working with children with autism and their families, and my love for traveling. Enter the Global Autism Project and SkillsCorp!  I travelled...

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Pushing Past Your Comfort Zones

By: Kelsey Mortimore When first arriving in India, I was overwhelmed by all of my senses that were being overstimulated. The smells, sounds and sights filled me. As we were driving from our airport the Bangalore team was constantly scanning the roads, watching the...

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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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