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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

Interview with Mrs Vicky Tuck

Ahead of ASK’s Annual Information Day, we caught up with Mrs Vicky Tuck, Director General, International School of Geneva What are the main highlights of your 15 years as Principal at Cheltenham Ladies’ College? Firstly, being able to take forward a great school which included 15 years of hard work, exciting innovation and developing everything [...]

October 27th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|0 Comments

Interview with Mrs Hilary Wood

Ahead of ASK’s Annual Information Day we talked to Mrs Hilary Wood de Wilde who will be presenting at the event. What led you into special needs and to your specialisation in autism (ASD)? In 1994, as a 16-year old teenager, I worked at a summer camp where my main role was to help integrate [...]

October 20th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|0 Comments

Interview with Mr. Yves Thézé

Ahead of ASK’s Annual Information Day on 8 November 2014, we met up with Mr Yves Thézé, Director General of Collège du Léman What is your philosophy as School Principal? As an educator, I strongly believe the emotional side of education is essential; too many professionals focus solely on the academic side of education rather [...]

October 18th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|0 Comments

Interview with Stephan Eliez

Ahead of ASK’s Information Day, we talked to Professor Stephan Eliez, Director of Child Psychiatry and Special Education, OMP What led you into special needs and to your specialisation in autism (ASD)? Well, firstly, I have a personal interest as a member of my family has special needs. Professionally, I was always interested in the [...]

October 7th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|0 Comments

Parent Testimonial for Rafael who attended ASK Summer Camp

Dear Joy, Our first thanks go to you, Joy, for agreeing to welcome Rafael, helping to build a strong structure of professional around him and granting us the chance to feature in a sponsoring campaign that allowed him to attend ASK camp free of charge. We are really delighted with the great time Rafael had [...]

October 6th, 2014|Camp photos, Parent's Viewpoint|0 Comments

Workshops for Information Day

The workshops for ask's annual Information Day have been set. Places are limited, so register now! Come and learn with us... The Connection between Incorrect Motor Development and Learning Difficulties Presenter: Shai Silberbusch, founder of the “First Step Method” Motor activity is the basis for the development of organic learning – through observing how a [...]

September 25th, 2014|Event|0 Comments

Parent Testimonials for ASK Summer Camp 2014

“We’re really delighted with the great time Rafael had with the whole ASK team. Knowing the difficulty our son has to adapt to a new environment, we couldn’t believe he was feeling "at home" already by the second day! He clearly showed it to us on Tuesday morning, when he had put his shoes on [...]

August 25th, 2014|ASK Programme, Parents|0 Comments

Spotlight on…Speech Therapist, Sophie Bozzottii

This time ASK caught up with Speech Therapist Sophie Bozzottii.  Find out why she chose to make a difference through Speech Therapy and how as parents you can help your child. Sophie Bozzotti moved to Geneva in 2003, after a number of years working in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Still loving life in [...]

June 20th, 2014|Local Professional Profile|0 Comments