In the spotlight – CAS Volunteer Programme

We’re very pleased to announce that Karina Hockley has come on board as CAS Student Co-ordinator, helping to promote our student volunteer programme. ASK has always welcomed students through the IB-related CAS (Creativity, Action, Service) programme and we hope to increase the participation of CAS volunteers. There are lots of ways students can really make [...]

2014-09-15T10:34:42+02:00June 6th, 2014|Announcement, ASK Programme, Volunteers|Comments Off on In the spotlight – CAS Volunteer Programme

Unameit – we’re on the case

ASK is very pleased to announce it’s in the final stages of organising a tie-up with Unameit, a small home-based business set up by mother-of-two Ester Danziger. Like all parents, once her children started kindergarten, Ester realised naming their belongings was essential if she ever wanted to see them again!   Making valiant efforts to [...]

2014-09-15T10:50:15+02:00June 5th, 2014|Announcement, product|Comments Off on Unameit – we’re on the case

Save the date – ASK Annual Information Day

Put the date in your diary – ASK’s Information Day will take place on 8 November 2014 at the Ecumenical Centre, 150 Route de Ferney.  The aim of the day is to help parents navigate the Swiss educational system, as well as provide them with all the parents navigate the Swiss educational system, as well as [...]

2014-09-23T15:56:52+02:00May 23rd, 2014|Announcement, Event|Comments Off on Save the date – ASK Annual Information Day

Kids’ & Teens’ Social

New volunteers Janice and Sharnti have done an excellent job, re-launching our Kids’ and Teens’ Socials.  The Saturday excursion to a Pizzeria was a great success and enjoyed by everyone who attended.  Preparations are already underway for the next outing, please get in touch if you would like to come and join in or give [...]

2014-09-15T09:24:17+02:00May 18th, 2014|Announcement, ASK Programme|Comments Off on Kids’ & Teens’ Social

ASK Fundraising News

We are delighted to announce that ASK – All Special Kids has been chosen by glocals/BuyClub as its charity of choice for the next 1-2 years, following in the footsteps of the Make A Wish foundation. Rafael’s Campaign is now live on BuyClub - please click here to show your support by making a donation [...]

2014-09-15T09:12:34+02:00May 9th, 2014|Announcement|Comments Off on ASK Fundraising News

Donations from Friends of ASK

ASK is delighted to have received donations from several organisations, including 100 Women in Hedge Funds, American International Women’s Club Lausanne and the American International Club, Geneva.  ASK thanks you all for your continued support; without your generosity, it would not be possible to provide the help and support that is so valued by our [...]

2014-09-08T12:35:26+02:00April 18th, 2014|Announcement|Comments Off on Donations from Friends of ASK

ASK needs YOU!

We are delighted to welcome a number of new volunteers to the ASK team. But, as ASK continues to grow, we are always in need of more help.  Do you have a passion for programme management, do you amaze at administrative tasks or are you a whizz at web design?  Whatever your skills, we would love to hear [...]

2014-09-08T12:33:10+02:00April 4th, 2014|Announcement|Comments Off on ASK needs YOU!

Summer Camp is back!

The ASK team is abuzz with excitement as we start to plan this year’s Summer Camp which runs from 21 July to 15 August 2014.   One of the highlights of ASK’s year, it offers children with special needs and specific learning difficulties the chance to develop study and social skills in a relaxed, encouraging environment, [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:41+02:00March 22nd, 2014|Announcement, ASK Programme|Comments Off on Summer Camp is back!

Seminar: Arithmetical Disorders in Dyslexia

Save the date! The next ASK Seminar will take place on Thursday 15 May 2014, 18h to 21h30 at Webster University. Professor Brian Butterworth will speak on "Arithmetical Disorders in Dyslexia", reviewing the latest evidence on the “reading brain” and the “arithmetic” brain and discussing how the two may be related. He will also examine the links between dyslexia [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:41+02:00March 10th, 2014|Announcement, ASK Programme, Event|Comments Off on Seminar: Arithmetical Disorders in Dyslexia