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AAC Sellers Market Cards in Ethiopia

Dr. Cate Crowley and several students from Teachers College, Columbia University traveled to Ethiopia to visit the Ethiopian National Association for Intellectual Disabilities (ENAID).

Our Last Hurrah

1/14/15 Hi all! Annie and Sam back again, reporting on our last full day in Addis. We started our day at the Joy Autism Center, part of the NIA foundation and the first school for children with autism in Ethiopia. The Joy Autism Center was founded 13 years ago by...

Cleft Palate Training Day 5: Goodbye For Now

1/13/15 Gregorian —– 5/5/2007 Ethiopian With sadness and a lot of laughter, we wrapped up our cleft palate workshop at Yekatit 12 Hospital today! The morning started off in typical fashion, with a dynamic lecture by Dr. Crowley on detection and treatment of submucous...

Cleft Palate Training Day 4: Operation!

Another day at Yekatit 12 for cleft palate training.  We had another wonderful class/lecture in the morning featuring interactive role-playing between TC students and the rest of the class.  The TC students role-played as patients while the other students acted as...

Cleft Palate Training Day 2: Getting To Know You

1/10/15 Gregorian – – – – 5/2/2007 Ethiopian Greetings! Early this morning we met with our Ethiopian, Kenyan, Nigerian, and Ghanaian colleagues to initiate day 2 of cleft palate training and clinic. Josh, Lisa, and Jayne began by creating video...
Cleft Palate Training Day 1

Cleft Palate Training Day 1

1/9/2015 – or 5/1/2007 according to the Ethiopian Calendar Josh Hays, our videographer (aka “the fly on the wall with a big camera”), finally arrived in Addis and joined the crew this morning. As soon as Josh loaded the van with his camera and...

Christmas in Addis!

January 7th, 2015 Merry Christmas from Addis Ababa! The TC SLP team started off Christmas morning at a leisurely pace (apparently being transported back in time 8 years didn’t make any of us eager to rush downstairs at dawn), spending the morning chatting and...

Of Bunna and Baboons

January 8th, 2015 Good morning from Rebecca (and the rest of the TC SLP team)! We woke up this morning to the news that the inclusive community school (St. Anthony’s) which we were scheduled to visit was still closed for Christmas break. Being the adaptable and...