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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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,...