One thing I can take away from this trip

By: Samantha Noriega To be in the presence of a different culture, their customs, my team and the center staff, it has raised such profound moments that I am lucky to be a part of. Every day I am reminded that I am where I’m supposed to be. One thing I can take away...

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The Time is Now

By: Megan Pakeltis I first discovered Global Autism Project 3 years ago and knew right away this was something I had to be a part of. From that moment, I endlessly talked about how I couldn’t wait to volunteer with SkillCorps, but I first needed to finish grad school...

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Gave my why back

By: Amanda Mulligan Growing up you think about your future you dream of changing the world and having an impact like no other. When I found the Global Autism Project, I knew this was the perfect opportunity. I’m 25 with nothing holding me back to take all the...

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Let’s do it!

By: Chelsea Parrott Travel writing is something I've been doing for awhile now. It's something I've always loved. The concept of someone else reading my words and being able to imagine even half the joy I experience while travelling is beyond words. Wanderlust runs...

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Greetings from Indonesia

By: Kaitlyn Joines Greetings from Indonesia,  I am here to report that autism is autism – even across the world. Each child here reminds of a child I work with back home. The behaviors are the same – the only difference is the lack of support and resources. After...

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Less is More

By: Cindy Adrian It took me a few years to finally apply to SkillCorps. A young, ambitious RBT I was working with applied and it hit me that I was waiting for a perfect moment that didn’t exist. When I told him he had inspired me to apply, he was a little confused,...

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Take the chance and travel

By: Kelsey Idyle Where am I? The desert in Saudi Arabia. How did I get here? The easy answer is I saw an ad on Facebook for the Global Autism Project. The long answer includes an application and interview I did not think went well, then a fundraising frenzy followed...

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My First Week so Far

By: Judy T It was very humbling to see how well the staff at Rumah Tiara worked and interacted with each other. You can tell they have the most trusting and energetic relationship with one another and I believe that's what makes them such a strong team. Oftentimes as...

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Universal Language

By: Victoria Sigurthorsson Coming to Indonesia I didn’t know really what to expect at the clinic. I had some assumptions- I assumed that the clients would be there for several hours a week,  like back home. I assumed that there would be several clients at a time. I...

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My Second Week

By: Kelsey Murphy Today is the first day of my last week at the clinic. We have had a a few hurdles that we have gotten through as a team which was both challenging and satisfying to overcome! I’m proud of my team for sticking together even when we are typically used...

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First Week Experience

Hi everyone, This is Kelsey Murphy. I am from Detroit, Michigan and I have been a BCBA for 6 years now. When I joined skill corps I was looking for a new experience for my own personal growth while also learning some new clinical ways to be more inclusive to Detroit’s...

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