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

ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 4

The last week of camp has been SUPERB! Our theme this week was Story telling so the first thing we did was make story books - we had stories about trains, spiders, the titanic and superheroes! We also spent a lot of time in the art room doing tye dye t-shirts, making photo frames and [...]

August 14th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|0 Comments

ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 3

Week 3 is over and what a fun week it has been! We've all been very busy at camp in tons of different activities. The social skills group have watched a few bits of the new Pixar movie 'Inside Out' which featured all different emotions inside a 12 year old girls head- Joy, Disgust, Sadness, [...]

August 14th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|0 Comments

ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 2

The theme for week 2 was 'SUPER SCIENCE'. We made a lot of cool experiments and even exploded a volcano. The social skills group did a lot of social thinking this week. Their classes started with reading a book about a social topic such as making a group plan, thinking thoughts, and feeling feelings. They [...]

August 4th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|0 Comments

ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 1

The Social Group having fun dressing up! Summer camp has started with a bang, or should I say Boom! Our theme this week is Pirates which has been focused on in the friendship group, social skills group, study and art. You will be treated at the end of the week to a lot [...]

August 4th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|0 Comments

Ecolint Nations Kermesse – Saturday 6 June 2015

ASK-All Special Kids was delighted to follow its well-established tradition of manning the table football stand and hosting an ASK information stand at Saturday's Ecolint Kermesse. Under the shade of the gazebo, the children had a whale of a time trying to vanquish their siblings or parents, and our resident Premier League table football expert, Siria, was always on hand to [...]

June 14th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

Music, Other Performing Arts and Dyslexia

Edited by Sally Daunt Published by British Dyslexia Association – 2012 ISBN: 978-1-872653-64-8 Written for teachers of musical instruments, classroom music and other performing arts, this highly readable book offers a great starting point for professionals looking to broaden their strategies and resources to work more effectively with children and adults with learning differences. Covering early learners [...]

May 10th, 2015|Book Review|0 Comments

Welcome to Holland

“Welcome to Holland” by Emily Perl Kingsley I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability — to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this… When you’re going to have a baby, it’s [...]

May 2nd, 2015|article|0 Comments