Truth, No Fluff

Truth, No Fluff

By Whitney Trapp, a member of the SkillCorps India December 2016 team Being constantly connected to 6 other women is no easy feat. There are good and bad times just like any other experience in life. I’ve had moments where I’ve felt absolutely on top of...
Excursion Day

Excursion Day

By Kelly Kearney, M.Ed, BCBA, a member of the SkillCorps India December 2016 team   As a SkillCorps team member, not only do you get to be a part of an amazing sustainable movement, you also get to be a part of some phenomenal cultural experiences.    This weekend we...
To the Children with No Functional Communication

To the Children with No Functional Communication

By Erica Valko, a member of the SkillCorps India December 2016 team   We are coming. We are changing the world’s view of acceptance one school at a time and in the future, no matter where you live, you will be able to communicate and be accepted by all.  ...
The Beauty in Being Resourceful

The Beauty in Being Resourceful

By Whitney Trapp, a member of the SkillCorps India December 2016 team Sometimes we forget the beauty in being resourceful. Yes, having an iPad to run session with is amazing and when the wifi stops working it feels like the end of the world. Getting a grant is no easy...
Travel Day

Travel Day

By Kelly Brown, a member of the SkillCorps India Dec. 2016 team Sunday afternoon… I’m sitting in my hotel room, listening to the sounds of Chandigarh. Motorbikes drive by, cars honk, and people laugh… the occasional dog barks. Today is a day of rest...
The Foundation is Set

The Foundation is Set

On the last day the coordinators and the SkillCorps team came together to do a modification on plus/delta. Instead of saying a good thing that happened during the trip, and something they would like to change, we spoke about the good things and what they look forward...
Embracing Changes

Embracing Changes

By Kourtni Bradley, a member of the SkillCorps Nicaragua November 2016 team This week, we have been focusing on functions of behavior and behavior interventions.  We have assisted in creating presentations and helped implement a variety of behavior support...
Qué?

Qué?

By Kamylle Mac Intosh, a SkillCorps alum who has traveled on a SkillCorps trip to Kenya and is currently on a team in Nicaragua. She is planning to travel to India for her 3rd SkillCorps trip.   Our first week in Nicaragua has already come to an end. During the week,...
For I Know…

For I Know…

By Crystal Thompson, a SkillCorps member and alum who has traveled with the Global Autism Project to Nigeria, Indonesia, Kenya, and is currently co-leading a SkillCorps trip in Nicaragua “I think I can, I think I can” – the famous words from the Little Engine That...
Nueva Cultura

Nueva Cultura

by Kourtni Bradley, a member of the SkillCorps Nicaragua November 2016 team I stepped off of the plane in Managua feeling a whirlwind of emotions stretching from nervous to excited.   A new culture, A new country, A new world. After spending two days in New York with...
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