Summer Camp 2017

The sign up for ASK’s 2017 Summer Camp is now upon us and we look forward to welcoming campers, staff and volunteers both old and new! The camp this year runs over four weeks from the 17th July until the 11th of August and we are looking forward to enjoying our new location at Institut [...]

Healing With Nutrition

Over the past several years increasing amounts of research have been conducted concerning the connection between the gut and the brain. As a result of these studies professionals have discovered, not only are the two heavily interconnected, but any issues in the brain are in fact direct results of biochemical dysregulations in the gut. This [...]

September 28th, 2016|Announcement, ASK Programme, Parents|0 Comments

Making Friends and a Sense of Belonging – ASK Social Outing for Kids and Teens

Making friends is a major challenge for our special-needs children. ASK monthly Kid’s and Teen’s social was developed to offer age appropriate monthly social opportunities to special-needs children between the ages of 6 and 16. We propose a series of stress-free, fun and laid back activities during which participants can meet other children in a [...]

September 21st, 2016|Announcement, ASK Programme, Children's activity|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

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