ADD/ADHD

  • ADD/ADHD Online Resource and Support www.adders.org 
  • Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder www.chadd.org
  • National Attention Deficit Disorder Association www.add.org
  • ADDISS – The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service www.addiss.co.uk
  • Get answers to all your questions on ADD(ADHD) www.addvance.com

Autism

Cool Sites

(check Kids’ Corner Page for more information)

Dyslexia

Dyspraxia

General Sites

Fun Activities for Kids


Resources for those moving to/living in Switzerland:

OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH/SECRETARIAT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION: http://www.ge.ch/oej/sps.asp

Inclusive Education in Geneva http://ge.ch/dip/lecole-inclusive-geneve

special-education-for-children-and-adolescents-affected-by-autism-spectrum-disorder By Office of Special Education, Geneva

Know-it-all passport www.knowitall.ch
The ultimate guide for families in the GENEVA, VAUD, AND NEIGHBORING FRANCE areas. Also the website has FREE CLASSIFIEDS, links, updates, and more.

http://www.swisstownguide.ch
http://www.about.ch
http://www.swisswebcams.ch/english
http://www.magicswitzerland.com

http://map.search.ch/index.en.html
A site for getting good maps of localities and their amenities.

Federal Office for Migration
http://www.bfm.admin.ch

Switzerland is Yours – Guide to Living in Switzerland
http://switzerland.isyours.com/e/index.html

Swiss World
“Your gateway to Switzerland: a multimedia window on the most important geographic, social, cultural, political and historical aspects of the country.”
http://www.swissworld.org

Swiss Info
A great site for Swiss news, and Swiss views on international news in English and 8 other languages.
http://www.swissinfo.org

Swiss Politics
A site in English, German, French & Italian where you can learn about and keep abreast of Swiss political issues.
http://www.swisspolitics.org

Switzerland in Sound
“… your best source of professional, English-language audio reports and features about Switzerland and things Swiss, enhanced by text, pictures and links. The subject matter is wide, ranging from candid one-on-one interviews with interesting people, to entertaining,
in-depth features and reports about Swiss life and society, as well as exciting, colorful, animated visits to destinations and attractions all over the country, and events that occur here.”
http://www.switzerlandinsound.com

Classifieds in English:
http://www.swissclassifieds.ch

A website full of info for expats here in CH:
http://www.XpatXchange.ch

Bergli Books – Intercultural Books about Settling in Switzeland
http://www.bergli.ch

“Living and Working in Switzerland, A Survival Handbook” by David Hampshire
You might be able to order it from the website: www.survivalbooks.net
If you are already in Switzerland, to save on the overseas postage, you can order it from: http://www.bergli.ch
Also on Bergli’s site…
‘Xenophobe’s Guide to the Swiss’ by Paul Bilton
“It’s for those who don’t take living here too seriously… .”

“Mothering Matters” which is a not-for-profit bi-monthly thematic journal dealing with parenting issues in Switzerland.
You can request a sample issue at http://www.mmjournal.com

The New Stork Times – Swiss parenting magazine
http://www.thestork.ch/

“Swiss News” is a monthly news magazine focusing on politics, business, sports, culture and tourism across Switzerland. It can be bought at kiosks and Orell Fuessli, or you can order a subscription:http://www.swissnews.ch

LAUSANNE Expats Discussion Board:
http://p201.ezboard.com/blausanneexpats

American International Women’s Club of LAUSANNE:
http://www.aiwc-lausanne.org/About_Mission.php

Here is a website for expats in the FRIBOURG area:
www.expats-fribourg.ch
and a more tourism based one:
http://www.fribourgregion.ch/en/welcome.cfm?

Here is a website for expats in the BASEL area:
http://www.baselexpats.com

Also for the international community in BASEL is Centrepoint:
http://www.centrepoint.ch

HELLO BASEL is a magazine about various issues concerning life in the Basel area.
For a free subscription (comes out quarterly) visit http://www.hello-magazines.ch
It is printed by Network Relocation Ltd.

“Family Fun” Is a book which contains 60+ ideas of places to go and things to see in the Dreilander region around BASEL, including a list of the parks and swimming pools.
It is available at Bergli Books: http://www.bergli.ch

The BASEL Childbirth Trust has a publication, “Having a Baby in Basel”–a guide to local resources and customs.
It’s available at no cost through the web site: http://www.baselchildbirthtrust.com

Living in TICINO
The highly anticipated, new and expanded edition of “Living in Ticino” was unveiled at the June meeting. This is a “must have” booklet for all AWOT members – 160 pages of advice and listings regarding everything from education, legal issues, and doctors to hairdressers, restaurants, and taxes. Price is 30 CHF plus shipping and handling. Copies will also be available at the monthly meetings (thereby saving yourself the cost of shipping and handling).
http://www.awot.ch

To find a doctor near you (in German, French & Italian):
http://www.doktor.ch

To help you with your housing search, go to:
http://www.homegate.ch
http://alle-immobilien.ch
http://www.sabbaticalhomes.com

Some sites for finding used cars in CH (in French, German & Italian):
http://www.car4you.ch
http://www.autoscout24.ch
http://www.autoclick.ch

Looking for a job
http://job.search.ch
http://www.carrick.ch/swisscc

This is a site to help you compare costs of various services in CH (in English,French, Italian & German):
http://www.comparis.ch/comparis/default.aspx

For free access to information in English on what fruits and vegetables are in season at the market (including German/Swissproduct names, purchasing tips, storage tips, cooking tips, and nutritional information), visit the following link:
http://www.laughinglemon.ch/en/season.htm

For courses and seminars on a wide range of topics in English:
http://www.mybluesky.ch

For those of you interested in developing your public speaking and leadership skills in a genial environment with a very international group of English speakers:
http://www.toastmasters.ch

If you are interested in getting a “word of the day” to help you in learning your soon to be local language, you can sign up at:
http://www.transparent.com/wotd/

Here is another one…
http://german.about.com/library/blworttag.htm