Just go with it!

By Caroline Toto, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2016 team Flexibility is something that is greatly valued in our field! Not only do we encourage flexibility with the individuals that we work with, but it is also important to promote flexibility within...

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Coming Together

By Jill Hickey, a member of the SkillCorps July 2016 team It’s hard to believe that we have only a few more days left here in Jakarta and at the Hi5 Center. I had the opportunity yesterday and today to interact with some of the children, and observe the great work...

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A Successful Car Free Day

By Bree Lutzow, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2016 team Yesterday we got to experience Car Free Day! Car Free Day is a city wide “celebration” of sorts that disallows cars and motorcycles from using the roadways in certain areas.  For a couple of hours the...

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Borobodur Bound

By Jeremy Meduri, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2016 team As we embark on our group excursion, I cannot help but find myself reflecting back on the past few days and what we have accomplished for both the Hi5 Center and the bonds established within this...

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Strangers

By Johanna Safranski, a member of the SkillCorps India July 2016 team If I had to choose one word to describe my experience in India with my SkillCorps team, I simply could not. One word alone cannot do it justice. Before these two weeks of travel and work, I did not...

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Thinking Outside the Box

By Caroline Toto, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2016 team If I had to summarize today into one word it would absolutely be “productive”. As we ended our day in the center and went around the circle sharing our Plus-Deltas for the day, it seems as though...

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The Best Medicine

By Jill Hickey, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2016 team My face hurts.  I think each of us has said (or at least thought) this at some point during our trip so far. I know that I haven’t laughed so much and so hard in a very long time, and it has been...

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Not So Different

By Bree Lutzow, a member of the SkillCorps Indonesia July 2016 team   Traveling across the world (10,053 miles to be exact!) has many expectations. You expect to try new foods, see unfamiliar faces, explore new terrain, and be exposed to new cultures. What you may not...

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Autism and Coding

By Jessica Uscamayta, a summer 2016 intern at the Global Autism Project Molly Ola Pinney, the Founder and CEO of the Global Autism Project, and I visited the innovative headquarters of Microsoft at Times Square to give a training session on ABA techniques. Microsoft...

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Recognizing Ourselves in Each Other

By Jessie Sheahan, a member of the SkillCorps India July 2016 team Our days at SOREM are filled with joyous challenges. While there, we are learning how to endure temperatures that hover in the mid 90s but feel closer to 100+, with patience and whatever grace we can...

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Say It Like You Mean It

Amreen Panjwani is a SkillCorps Indonesia team member and currently in the field. It’s finally here, the start of the July 2016 Indonesia trip, and it starts with training in Brooklyn. From the moment I decided I wanted to participate with the Global Autism...

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