Social Skills

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Summer Camp 2017

The sign up for ASK’s 2017 Summer Camp is now upon us and we look forward to welcoming campers, staff and volunteers both old and new! The camp this year runs over four weeks from the 17th July until the 11th of August and we are looking forward to enjoying our new location at Institut [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:36+02:00May 15th, 2017|Announcement, ASK Programme, Children's activity|Comments Off on Summer Camp 2017

Making Friends and a Sense of Belonging – ASK Social Outing for Kids and Teens

Making friends is a major challenge for our special-needs children. ASK monthly Kid’s and Teen’s social was developed to offer age appropriate monthly social opportunities to special-needs children between the ages of 6 and 16. We propose a series of stress-free, fun and laid back activities during which participants can meet other children in a [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:36+02:00September 21st, 2016|Announcement, ASK Programme, Children's activity|Comments Off on Making Friends and a Sense of Belonging – ASK Social Outing for Kids and Teens

What we do at ASK’s Social Skills Group

Here at ASK-All Special Kids, we are all too aware that many children with learning differences and special educational needs often miss out on a rich and rewarding social life as interaction with their peers can be challenging.  Some of our children just find it hard to mix in with others and to learn the [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:36+02:00January 25th, 2016|article, ASK Programme|Comments Off on What we do at ASK’s Social Skills Group

Ice Skating for Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing in December

Saturday 12 December 2015 dawned cold, crisp and sunny, the perfect conditions for an ASK Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing to the winter ice rink at Grand-Saconnex. The children arrived bang on time, eager to get skating, and, after pairing up with their student volunteer, had a fantastic time on the ice under the brilliant [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:36+02:00January 17th, 2016|ASK Programme, Children's activity|Comments Off on Ice Skating for Kids’ & Teens’ Social Outing in December

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

Parent Testimonials for ASK Summer Camp 2014

“We’re really delighted with the great time Rafael had with the whole ASK team. Knowing the difficulty our son has to adapt to a new environment, we couldn’t believe he was feeling "at home" already by the second day! He clearly showed it to us on Tuesday morning, when he had put his shoes on [...]

2015-08-03T17:34:08+02:00August 25th, 2014|ASK Programme, Parents|Comments Off on Parent Testimonials for ASK Summer Camp 2014

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

at ASK we’re gearing up for Summer Camp…

With the sun shining and the school year drawing to a close, at ASK we're gearing up for Summer Camp and can’t wait to welcome this year’s children.  Our 8th annual Summer Camp will take place at Collège du Léman in Versoix for four weeks from 21st July.  To grab one of the few remaining [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:41+02:00May 2nd, 2014|Message from Joy|Comments Off on at ASK we’re gearing up for Summer Camp…

In the spotlight – ASK’s Social Skills Programme

ASK's Social Skills programme offers a variety of activities to help children develop and practise their co-operative and play abilities (sharing, taking turns, learning to compromise).   The programme also seeks to improve their behaviour within a group (staying calm, participating in collective activities, listening to others, having a respectful attitude); their understanding of emotions [...]

2018-09-30T19:52:41+02:00March 28th, 2014|ASK Programme|Comments Off on In the spotlight – ASK’s Social Skills Programme

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!