The day of RACE FOR GIFT.

Sunday was a truly amazing day, the day of RACE FOR GIFT. A few hundred participants, all there to support their favourite NGO, arrived early on Sunday morning, in great spirits despite a threatening sky. There was excitement in the air and a group warm-up boosted by good music, and a rather dishy Mr Suisse Romande only [...]

June 1st, 2016|article, Event|0 Comments

What we do at ASK’s Social Skills Group

Here at ASK-All Special Kids, we are all too aware that many children with learning differences and special educational needs often miss out on a rich and rewarding social life as interaction with their peers can be challenging.  Some of our children just find it hard to mix in with others and to learn the [...]

January 25th, 2016|article, ASK Programme|0 Comments

Ice Skating for Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing in December

Saturday 12 December 2015 dawned cold, crisp and sunny, the perfect conditions for an ASK Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing to the winter ice rink at Grand-Saconnex. The children arrived bang on time, eager to get skating, and, after pairing up with their student volunteer, had a fantastic time on the ice under the brilliant [...]

January 17th, 2016|ASK Programme, Children's activity|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

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