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In the spotlight – ASK’s Social Skills Programme

ASK's Social Skills programme offers a variety of activities to help children develop and practise their co-operative and play abilities (sharing, taking turns, learning to compromise).   The programme also seeks to improve their behaviour within a group (staying calm, participating in collective activities, listening to others, having a respectful attitude); their understanding of emotions [...]

March 28th, 2014|ASK Programme|0 Comments

Summer Camp is back!

The ASK team is abuzz with excitement as we start to plan this year’s Summer Camp which runs from 21 July to 15 August 2014.   One of the highlights of ASK’s year, it offers children with special needs and specific learning difficulties the chance to develop study and social skills in a relaxed, encouraging environment, [...]

March 22nd, 2014|Announcement, ASK Programme|0 Comments

Seminar: Arithmetical Disorders in Dyslexia

Save the date! The next ASK Seminar will take place on Thursday 15 May 2014, 18h to 21h30 at Webster University. Professor Brian Butterworth will speak on "Arithmetical Disorders in Dyslexia", reviewing the latest evidence on the “reading brain” and the “arithmetic” brain and discussing how the two may be related. He will also examine the links between dyslexia [...]

March 10th, 2014|Announcement, ASK Programme, Event|0 Comments

Spring has arrived early this year…

Spring has arrived early this year and, along with the sunshine, there are good vibes within the ASK team. This morning, I was interviewed by one of our former volunteers who is writing her thesis and wanted to include her experiences of working with two organisations, one being ASK and the other an autism centre in her native [...]

March 7th, 2014|Message from Joy|0 Comments