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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 [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:37+02:00November 30th, 2015|article, ASK Programme, Volunteers|Comments Off on ASK Summer Camp Volunteer’s View

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 [...]

2015-12-02T23:06:37+02:00November 16th, 2015|ASK Service, Parent's Viewpoint, Parents|Comments Off on One Parent’s View

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 [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:37+02:00August 14th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|Comments Off on ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 4

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, [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:37+02:00August 14th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|Comments Off on ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 3

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 [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:39+02:00August 4th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|Comments Off on ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 2

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 [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00August 4th, 2015|ASK Programme, Camp photos|Comments Off on ASK Summer Camp 2015 – Week 1

Ecolint Nations Kermesse – Saturday 6 June 2015

ASK-All Special Kids was delighted to follow its well-established tradition of manning the table football stand and hosting an ASK information stand at Saturday's Ecolint Kermesse. Under the shade of the gazebo, the children had a whale of a time trying to vanquish their siblings or parents, and our resident Premier League table football expert, Siria, was always on hand to [...]

2019-01-16T09:54:04+02:00June 14th, 2015|Event|Comments Off on Ecolint Nations Kermesse – Saturday 6 June 2015

Music, Other Performing Arts and Dyslexia

Edited by Sally Daunt Published by British Dyslexia Association – 2012 ISBN: 978-1-872653-64-8 Written for teachers of musical instruments, classroom music and other performing arts, this highly readable book offers a great starting point for professionals looking to broaden their strategies and resources to work more effectively with children and adults with learning differences. Covering early learners [...]

2015-06-17T19:01:09+02:00May 10th, 2015|Book Review|Comments Off on Music, Other Performing Arts and Dyslexia

Welcome to Holland

“Welcome to Holland” by Emily Perl Kingsley I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability — to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this… When you’re going to have a baby, it’s [...]

2015-04-02T14:31:31+02:00May 2nd, 2015|article|Comments Off on Welcome to Holland

March 2015 – Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing

When: Saturday 7 March 2015 Where: La Praille Bowling, Carouge, Geneva Bowlers: Amanda, Luke and Zoe Student volunteers: Anna, Charlie, Francesca, Isabella, Navya, Robert, Valentine

2016-02-26T11:20:03+02:00April 17th, 2015|ASK Programme, Children's activity, Event|Comments Off on March 2015 – Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing