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Making Friends and a Sense of Belonging – ASK Social Outing for Kids and Teens

Making friends is a major challenge for our special-needs children. ASK monthly Kid’s and Teen’s social was developed to offer age appropriate monthly social opportunities to special-needs children between the ages of 6 and 16. We propose a series of stress-free, fun and laid back activities during which participants can meet other children in a [...]

September 21st, 2016|Announcement, ASK Programme, Children's activity|0 Comments

Exciting News! Two new Educational Psychologists joined ASK!!

ASK has been offering independent assessment since 2004 and many schools have referred their students to ASK through out the years. Our goal is to provide a quality assessment to children and save time and travel expenses for the parents and most importantly to afford the children to be assessed in his or her home ground [...]

September 14th, 2016|Announcement, ASK Service|0 Comments

Testimonials from ASK’s 2015 INFO DAY

I think your lineup of conference speakers were very interesting and what you do for the children with special learning differences is amazing and important! Keep up the good work.  - MARSHA Kids' Corner - Art activity I have run many events of this size and I know exactly how much work it involves [...]

December 2nd, 2015|ASK Programme, Event|0 Comments

ASK Summer Camp Volunteer’s View

Monday, 20 July 2015. On the first day of the summer camp, I missed the train I was supposed to catch so I was 20 minutes late. This was not too bad because I got there at 8:30 and the children arrived at 9:00, although I still felt stressed because I wanted to make a [...]

November 30th, 2015|article, ASK Programme, Volunteers|0 Comments

One Parent’s View

We moved to Geneva when our sons were 4, 2, and 1. The first year living internationally with three very young children was difficult, but we embraced all the beauty and outdoor activities Switzerland and the adjacent countries have to offer. As our boys matured, we realized our youngest son was having difficulties in several [...]

November 16th, 2015|ASK Service, Parent's Viewpoint, Parents|0 Comments

Seminar: Raising the achievement of low prior attainers

This practical and interactive workshop offers solutions to raising the achievement of students with age appropriate thinking but who have low prior attainment due to weak basic skills. A range of evidence based approaches will be presented which help individuals without always needing to give individual help – an important consideration when working across the [...]

January 16th, 2015|ASK Programme, Seminar|0 Comments

ASK Greeting Cards

We’re excited to announce we’re in the final stages of production for our first batch of ASK - All Special Kids’ greetings cards featuring designs from this year’s Summer Camp artwork. Cards will be left blank for your own message and will be priced at CHF25 with 10 cards per box. We invite you to [...]

November 26th, 2014|Announcement|0 Comments

A Message from Joy, Nov. 2014

A Message from Joy Dear Parents, The 2014-15 school year has started well for ASK, with many schools showing interest in our school affiliation programme and the noteworthy speakers we have lined up for our annual seminar series. ASK is determined to make a difference, one teacher and one school at a time, to help [...]

November 6th, 2014|Announcement, Message from Joy|0 Comments

Parent’s viewpoint from Gex, France

MV contacted ASK in July 2014 shortly after her arrival from Antigua where she was unable to find support or suitable provision for her 8-year old son who’d been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADD. After an internet search on special educational needs in Geneva led her to ASK-All Special Kids, MV made the dramatic decision [...]

October 29th, 2014|Parent's Viewpoint|0 Comments

Interview with Lori Crowley

Ahead of ASK’s Annual Information Day we talked to Lori Crowley, parent of three children, two with special educational needs Can you tell us about your children? I have three children. My eldest has graduated university. My middle child had challenges in school, which we didn’t recognise properly, but he made it to university and [...]

October 28th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|0 Comments