Rona’s Blog

by Rona Levine, a member of the SkillCorps® Uganda October 2018 team My understanding of the primary goal of SkillCorps and the Global Autism Project is to support centers or communities around the world in their work with individuals who have autism and other...

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Small Steps

by Ashley Stiles, a member of the SkillCorps® Kenya October 2018 team Walking in the doors for our first day of work at Kaizora, I know I am not the only one on my team who had no idea what to expect. We had some information- Kaizora is run by the only BCBA in East...

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Getting settled in Nairobi

by Joslyn Howanyk, a member of the SkillCorps® Kenya October 2018 team Kaizora, a place for learning, teaching and growing. Not just for the students, but for the staff as well, including us. I had no idea what to expect and I was greeted with kindness and an abundant...

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Filling In the Gaps

by Adriana Torres, a member of the SkillCorps® China-Nanchang October 2018 team      To put this experience into words is an impossible task, but I am going to try. So far, I can sum it up in a couple of words: funny, emotional, eye opening, amazing, inspiring.  ...

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The Joy of Teaching

By Bethany Greene, a member of the SkillCorps® China-Nanchang October 2018 team    The most reinforcing part of this journey so far is seeing the teachers. They truly love what they do and they want these children to succeed. These children absolutely love the...

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Masala Chai and Beyond!! 

by Michele Tull, a member of the SkillCorps® India October 2018 team  Starbucks!! Say no more right? America’s favorite daily guilty pleasure. Oh so so sorry Starbucks, but your chai latte will never be the same! India... you had me at tea time! It was so much more...

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Language “Barrier” 

by Kat Kedryna, a member of the SkillCorps® India October 2018 team  As a behavior analyst, I spend much of my time with individuals who do not communicate using vocal language. I interact with these children and adults on a daily basis, having meaningful...

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Backseat Teaching

By Courtney Perez, a member of the SkillCorps® India October 2018 team  The first time I heard this concept of backseat teaching was in New York, at SkillCorps training with the Global Autism Project. The idea is you are coaching the teacher without directly working...

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