Chapter Updates

Meet our 23-24 Senia Ecuador Board Members

Alex has a degree in International Studies and Foreign Languages from Stonehill College and in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Teachers College - Columbia University. Thereafter, she worked at a few inclusive…

Meet our 23-24 Senia Ecuador Board Members

María Laura, a mother within a neurodivergent family and professional passionate about inclusion, transitioned from a career in human resources communications to becoming an educator at Academia Cotopaxi for the past six years. With a specialization…

Meet our 23-24 Senia Ecuador Board Members

Alejandra López is a special education teacher with 10 years of experience working with kids with special needs (ASD). She likes challenges and is constantly acquiring new knowledge. She co-founded CIMA, the Multidisciplinary Intervention…

Meet our 23-24 Senia Ecuador Board Members

Daniela Salazar is a passionate educator with over 20 years of teaching experience. She has a master’s degree in Psychopedagogy in Talent and Creativity. Daniela is an elementary school Spanish teacher and a Certified EFT TAPPING Facilitator. …

Phuket SEN Networking Event

Thank you to UWC Thailand for hosting the first Phuket SEN Networking Event for this academic year. Therapists and learning support specialists gathered from across the island for a morning filled with meaningful connections, knowledge exchange,…

Join our Learning Event

Monday 4th December - 4 - 4:30pm Hear the CEO of Steps talk about how their innovative accommodations station is being used to help secondary and adult learners access education and work with greater independence and confidence. Join us…

Makaton Taster Session

Our first Learning Event for this academic was a huge success! The Makaton Taster events held on Thursday 26th October and Saturday 28th October provided participants with a fun and informative introduction to the world of Makaton, a language…

Meet the Board!

We have a wealth of experience joining the SENIA Thailand board for the 2023/24 academic year. It is going to be a great year! Hayley Thomas Speech and Language Therapist / Early Intervention Specialist Originally from Cardiff,…
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Student Documentary-Disability Awareness in Abidjan, Cote d’ivoire

Students at ICSA through the Service Learning Program created a documentary to raise awareness about disabilities in Abidjan. They began this process by researching about the laws that impact people with disabilities, interviewed specialists…
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Student visit to partner special school in Abidjan

Through our Service Learning program our students visited our local partner special school, Imagine Le Monde. They planned this visit to spend time with the students with various needs. They performed a play about the Rainbow Fish which was…
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Empowering local Teachers in Abidjan

This month we held a teacher training workshop for our local partner school Luke International School with a focus on Understanding Special Needs. This was also an effort to empower educators on how to make learning and the classroom environment…

Meet our 23-24 SENIA Ecuador Board Members

Emilia Velásquez is an Educational Therapist from Quito, Ecuador. She graduated from Universidad de los Hemisferios in 2021. She has had experience working in multiple social organizations related to disabilities and low income families.…

January 2023 Networking Event

On January 27, we hosted a wonderful networking event in Sofia to connect educators and service providers in our community. We are excited to see our organisation growing to include all types of educators, therapists, and educational psychologists.…

Visit from Dr. Stephen Shore

Lat December, we had the incredible pleasure to host Dr. Stephen Shore in Sofia, Bulgaria!   Dr. Stephen Shore is an autistic professor of special education at Adelphi University in the United States. He is also an author and speaker,…