Show Notes

Discover what’s possible when collaboration journeys onward. 

Today we’re featuring two members of our SkillCorps® Alumni community: Natalie Odio and Christina Flores.

Natalie is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, or BCBA, and Christina is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, or BCaBa. Both from Miami, Natalie and Christina host their own podcast called, MOnday Morning Coffee, where they aim to ease Monday mornings by discussing topics related to emotional support for other professionals in the field. 

The Global Autism Project provides sustainable clinical, administrative, and leadership training to autism centers seeking guidance. SkillCorps® is an opportunity for self-advocates and professionals to travel to our partner sites around the world and work directly with their local teachers and therapists. 

In today’s conversation, we discuss: 

  • Why Natalie and Christina are passionate about working with the autistic population
  • The reasons for starting their podcast
  • Personal and professional growth from doing SkillCorps®
  • Cultural humility
  • Fundraising for volunteer trips
  • Lessons applied to coping with the pandemic
  • Tips for future SkillCorps® travelers 

To learn more about Natalie and Christina, please you can follow them on Instagram @onwardbehavior and check out their podcast MOnday Morning Coffee. ----more----

SkillCorps® is more than a two-week trip — it’s a movement for change. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, we’ve had to temporarily pause travel to our international partner sites. The exciting news is that our team is finally reassembling to explore what SkillCorps® will look like in the future. 

If you’re a professional working in the field of autism education, and you’re looking to advance your life and career, SkillCorps® is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.

For more information about our SkillCorps® program, please listen to episodes 4 and 17, featuring round table discussions with other members of our community. 

Join our waiting list at globalautismproject.org/skillcorps to be the first to know when applications open again and stay tuned for announcements coming up soon. 

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