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ASK Bilingual Annual Conference, 30 Nov & 1 Dec 2018 ”ADHD – From Child to Adult”

ADHD – From Child to Adult: Understanding Attention Difficulties – Challenges & Possible Solutions Le TDAH de l’enfant à l’adulte : Comprendre la nature des troubles attentionnels, les défis et les solutions possibles REGISTER NOW!! You are cordially invited to ASK Bilingual Annual Conference, which will be held at the Ecumenical Centre, 1, route des [...]

2018-10-01T10:56:44+02:00September 12th, 2018|ASK Events, Conference, Event, Networking Soiree, Professional Development Training, Uncategorized, Workshops|Comments Off on ASK Bilingual Annual Conference, 30 Nov & 1 Dec 2018 ”ADHD – From Child to Adult”

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

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

A 16-year old’s perspective on Dyspraxia

A review of “Caged in Chaos” by Victoria Biggs Jessica Kingsley Publishers – 2014 ISBN: 978-1-84905-474-4 Once I ventured beyond the rather daunting title, which could easily be “A Recipe for Chaos”, is a humorous, tongue-in-cheek and highly practical guide to dyspraxia. Written by a mere 16-year old with an outsized sense of humour and an [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00April 2nd, 2015|Book Review|Comments Off on A 16-year old’s perspective on Dyspraxia

To Label or not to Label? That is the Question.

I think something’s going wrong in the classroom; my child isn’t learning as quickly as everyone else – is there a problem? Should I get them checked out? Early identification of learning differences can be hugely advantageous but needs to be individualised.  A diagnosis or a label is only useful if it adds clarity to [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00March 12th, 2015|article|Comments Off on To Label or not to Label? That is the Question.

Interview with Lori Crowley

Ahead of ASK’s Annual Information Day we talked to Lori Crowley, parent of three children, two with special educational needs Can you tell us about your children? I have three children. My eldest has graduated university. My middle child had challenges in school, which we didn’t recognise properly, but he made it to university and [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00October 28th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|Comments Off on Interview with Lori Crowley

Interview with Stephan Eliez

Ahead of ASK’s Information Day, we talked to Professor Stephan Eliez, Director of Child Psychiatry and Special Education, OMP What led you into special needs and to your specialisation in autism (ASD)? Well, firstly, I have a personal interest as a member of my family has special needs. Professionally, I was always interested in the [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00October 7th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|Comments Off on Interview with Stephan Eliez

Spotlight on…Speech Therapist, Sophie Bozzottii

This time ASK caught up with Speech Therapist Sophie Bozzottii.  Find out why she chose to make a difference through Speech Therapy and how as parents you can help your child. Sophie Bozzotti moved to Geneva in 2003, after a number of years working in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Still loving life in [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00June 20th, 2014|Local Professional Profile|Comments Off on Spotlight on…Speech Therapist, Sophie Bozzottii

Parent’s Viewpoint from Challex, France

Joanne’s 13-year old son, Nicolas, has attended a French-speaking school since the family moved to Geneva a decade ago.  He has always been described by his French teachers as bright, but lazy and reluctant to work as hard as he should.  Joanne recognised some time ago that he was having difficulties at school but, as [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:41+02:00May 30th, 2014|Parent's Viewpoint|Comments Off on Parent’s Viewpoint from Challex, France

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