Spotlight on local people making a difference in the lives of children with leaning differences.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Teresa, co-ordinator for the Special Needs Extended Support Programme at Ecolint’s La Grande Boissière (LGB) campus, is leaving Geneva to return to London this summer. With over 40 years’ experience in Special Education Needs (SEN), ASK sat down with her to find out more about her life and career. How did you become involved with [...]