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ASK 15th Anniversary Celebration Dinner 22 Nov – Join us and make a difference

15 Years of Helping Kids and Supporting their Families ... Over the past years, ASK has been a one-stop resource for parents, schools, and specialists, working to support children and young adults with learning differences and special educational needs to meet their full potential socially and academically. Our 15-year milestone marks the beginning of a [...]

2018-10-22T19:53:54+02:00October 22nd, 2018|Announcement|Comments Off on ASK 15th Anniversary Celebration Dinner 22 Nov – Join us and make a difference

ASK Parent Support Meeting – Q&A with Dr. Irina Schurov

Register Now When: Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10h – 12h Where: ASK office, the Ecumenical center, 150 rte de Ferney, Geneva Irina is a Nutritional Neuroscientist with PhD from Cambridge University (UK) and over 20 years'experience in science and health providing services. She created and founded LiveRight:  an initiative to help others through nutrition [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:35+02:00February 27th, 2018|Announcement|Comments Off on ASK Parent Support Meeting – Q&A with Dr. Irina Schurov

ASK Parent Support Meeting – Q&A with Margaret Curran

When: Thursday, 22 Feb 2018, 10h - 12h Where: ASK office, the Ecumenical center, 150 rte de Ferney, Geneva Q&A with Margaret Curran   Margaret is a Cognitive Behaviour Therapists with over 20 years’ experience and one of Ireland’s leading experts in CBT, training and mediation. She helps adults and children to change their lives [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:35+02:00February 7th, 2018|Announcement, Event, Local Professional Profile|Comments Off on ASK Parent Support Meeting – Q&A with Margaret Curran

Testimonials from ASK’s 2015 INFO DAY

I think your lineup of conference speakers were very interesting and what you do for the children with special learning differences is amazing and important! Keep up the good work.  - MARSHA Kids' Corner - Art activity I have run many events of this size and I know exactly how much work it involves [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:36+02:00December 2nd, 2015|ASK Programme, Event|Comments Off on Testimonials from ASK’s 2015 INFO DAY

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+01:00November 16th, 2015|ASK Service, Parent's Viewpoint, Parents|Comments Off on One Parent’s View

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+01:00June 14th, 2015|Event|Comments Off on Ecolint Nations Kermesse – Saturday 6 June 2015

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

Parent’s viewpoint from Gex, France

MV contacted ASK in July 2014 shortly after her arrival from Antigua where she was unable to find support or suitable provision for her 8-year old son who’d been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADD. After an internet search on special educational needs in Geneva led her to ASK-All Special Kids, MV made the dramatic decision [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00October 29th, 2014|Parent's Viewpoint|Comments Off on Parent’s viewpoint from Gex, France

Interview with Mrs Vicky Tuck

Ahead of ASK’s Annual Information Day, we caught up with Mrs Vicky Tuck, Director General, International School of Geneva What are the main highlights of your 15 years as Principal at Cheltenham Ladies’ College? Firstly, being able to take forward a great school which included 15 years of hard work, exciting innovation and developing everything [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:40+02:00October 27th, 2014|interview, Local Professional Profile|Comments Off on Interview with Mrs Vicky Tuck

Parent Testimonial for Rafael who attended ASK Summer Camp

Dear Joy, Our first thanks go to you, Joy, for agreeing to welcome Rafael, helping to build a strong structure of professional around him and granting us the chance to feature in a sponsoring campaign that allowed him to attend ASK camp free of charge. We are really delighted with the great time Rafael had [...]

2015-08-10T09:45:58+02:00October 6th, 2014|Camp photos, Parent's Viewpoint|Comments Off on Parent Testimonial for Rafael who attended ASK Summer Camp