Greetings from Belize! - Therapy Adventures

Belize

Visiting Belize on a Therapy Adventure service trip will change your life. You will have the unique opportunity to work alongside American clinicians at our clinics in Belize City and Belmopan, and a special needs school. You will get first-hand experience and learn from the people behind all the incredible work being done for the most vulnerable in Belize. See below for pictures of the therapy clinics, the living quarters, our team members, a glimpse of what you can discover in Belize, and more.

We have a limited number of available spots, so don’t waste any time and submit your application today. Early applicants are given preference.

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Where You Will Serve

University of Belize
Marion Jones Sports Complex
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One of our clinics is located in Belmopan, the capital of Belize. This clinic space was generously provided by the University of Belize.

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Another clinic space is located in the Marion Jones Sports Complex. This beautiful facility is located in a sought-after location in Belize City near St. John’s College. 

Your Living Quarters

You will be staying in Benny’s apartments, a state-of-the-art housing complex complete with freestanding homes and several two-bedroom air-conditioned apartments. Benny’s is an oasis in the heart of Belama, one of Belize City's most desirable neighborhoods. Benny’s is an entirely secure, gated community.

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Our senior team who runs our clinics, Asha (OT), Jasmine (ABA), and Debbie (SLP), live in one of these townhouses.

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You will stay in fully furnished apartments with a balcony. 

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After a long day serving the children at the clinic, you can relax with one of your favorite TV shows in bed!

Your Transportation

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When you arrive at the airport, and while you are in Belize, transportation will be provided. Our people will welcome you at the airport and our drivers will shuttle you to our therapy clinic spaces. 

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Jason, or another local driver familiar with the roads and travel in Belize, will ensure that you get safely to and from the clinic. 

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Christy from Autism Belize and Idar from the Therapy Adventures team during a visit in December 2021. 

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This is a picture of Jasmine (left), after arriving in Belize. She was picked up by Christy (middle) and their driver Khalid (right). 

Our People

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Above is a picture of Debbie (SLP), Asha (OT), and Jasmine (BCBA) (left to right), when they met in Chicago on their way to Belize. 
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We have several strong partners in Belize. This picture was taken when Therapy Adventures met with representatives from various ministries of the government as well as the University of Belize.

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Christy Almeida is the founder of Autism Belize and our partner on the ground in Belize. This picture was taken when she visited our clinic in Chicago!

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Our lead OT in Belize is Asha Moonjely. Asha attended graduate school for occupational therapy at Stony Brook University and is certified by AOTA, the American Occupational Therapy Association.
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Jasmine Gallegos is a native Chicagoan with Belizean heritage. She is an accomplished ABA therapist who has a master’s degree in behavior therapy from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Jasmine is excited to reconnect with her Belizean extended family and to bring her behavior therapy skills to serve the children of Belize.
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Deb Shieh is a certified speech-language pathologist who previously worked in the California school system. Deb is excited to bring her speech therapy expertise to Belize. Deb received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and a master's degree in speech pathology from Kean University.

Discover Belize

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You can't visit Belize without stopping by this iconic sign.

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Thanks for choosing Belize! 

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Belize is a hidden treasure nestled in the middle of tropical Central America.

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Take a Belizean pontoon ride and witness nature as it should be. The air is different here, pristine and unpolluted. Your lungs will thank you. 

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The Mayan empire encompassed part of modern-day Belize. Spend an afternoon marveling and discovering various Mayan sites. 

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For the adventurous, zip line through the rainforest. You cannot find a more exhilarating experience and breathtaking view as you careen over the forest canopy.

Previous Trip Reviews

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"Therapy Adventures gave me a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I am beyond grateful to have been a part of this amazing group, seen amazing sights and contributed to an incredible organization. Thank you, Therapy Adventures, for the adventure of a lifetime!"
Sandra
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"I would 100% recommend you to do this if you’re thinking about it, I met some great people on this trip, learned so much about my major (Speech Pathology), and got to explore Panama and all that it has to offer from locals."
Halle

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