ASK Monthly Kids’ & Teens’ Social
“Last one picked … First one to get picked on”
Making friends is a major challenge for our special-needs children. Due to their lack of appropriate social skills, the above quote is the kind of experience most of them face on a daily basis. 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 friendly, supervised environment, while improving their social skills.
The group meets during the school year (October to June) to go on organized outings and do different fun activities. From ice-skating to bowling, pizza making to Pony riding, the children and young adults can develop a number of different skills and get to know each other whilst having fun in different environments. With a ratio of 1 helper to every 3 or 4 children, your children will be able to receive the attention, help and guidance that he or she may seek.
Peer mentoring with ASK allows teens and young adults (15 to 19), who want to make a difference through volunteerism, to support and act as mentors to the teens and young adults who have learning differences and special education needs.
If you are interested in being a Peer Mentor, please fill in our student volunteer form and we’ll get back to you.
Proposed Social Outings, 2016 -2017 school year
- Saturday 8, October 2016
Bois de la Bâtie – Park & Zoo – Free (would be outside)
– Register here for the Bois de la Bâtie outing
- Saturday 12, November 2016
Vivarium, 32a, rue Cardinal-Journet, Meyrin – cost TBA
– Register for the Vivarium outing
- Saturday 14, January, 2017
Ice skating – Route de Ferney, cost TBD
– Register for the ice skating outing
- Saturday 4, February 2017
Natural History Museum – Free
– Register here for Natural History Museum outing
- Saturday 11, March 2017
Bowling at la Praille, First game CHF 7.50, second CHF 5.50
– Register here for the bowling outing
- Saturday 13, May 2017 – Cancelled
The Outing for May 13 to Parc du Pre-Vert de Signal de Bougy has been cancelled. We are sorry, but unfortunately, this seems to be a busy time of year for the majority of our families.
We need to know who is coming, so registration is a must, even for free outings. No drop-offs without prior registration.
For further information, please contact us at ASK Socials <firstname.lastname@example.org>
ASK reserves the rights to cancel or postpone any event due to unsatisfactory attendance or weather conditions. In that event, all parents will be notified using the mobile number they provide at the time of registration.
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