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Preschool Playtime CD Volume 1

Preschool Playtime CD Volume 1 teaches the young child basic manners and behaviours such as greetings, interrupting, listening, waiting and apologising through real life social situations like a day at the park, in pre-school or going to a play date. Unlike passive videos, this software allows the user to visually see the social interactions re-enacted by children and then choose what should be said or done next. In this fun, familiar, but safe environment the user can become increasingly aware...

£70.50
Preschool Playtime CD Volume 2

Preschool Playtime CD Volume 2 teaches the young child basic peer interactions and play skills such as taking turns, sharing, requesting, cooperating and shifting activities through real life social situations like a day at the park, in pre-school or going to a play date. PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME CDs include: 5 different skill levels Over 50 videos to target a range of abilities Fun and motivating reinforcement games Automatic scoring to track each student's responses A print-out of the results for...

£70.50
Princess Priscilla and the Bully-Bee Day

By Stephanie Jensen Princess Priscilla is having a rotten day. No bee will listen to what she has to say and no bee will play what she wants to play. In her sour mood, Priscilla finds herself acting rude. She hurts her friends with words that sting and learns they think she is being a bully-bee. After being confronted by her friends, Priscilla feels upset and is determined to be a better princess bee. She listens to her mum, the Queen, and learns to tame her inner bully-bee. Priscilla starts by...

£12.20
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A Photocopiable Resource Pack aimed at Promoting Student Effectiveness by Jenny Bates This photocopiable resource pack is designed to promote student effectiveness and support students who have been experiencing difficulties at school, which may have led to, or be leading towards, their exclusion. It sets out to guide students on a journey in three distinct stages: Awareness raising of the factors and experiences, which may have contributed to their current situation Understanding of their...

£25.40
School Rules! CD Volume 1

School Rules! CD Volume 1 teaches older children (of cognitive age 8-18) acceptable behaviours during structured activities related to the classroom, group work and physical education. This volume also presents real-life video scenarios covering those parts of school life that are not part of academic programming, including hanging out with friends, hallway interaction, and the sensitive issues of PE locker room and personal hygiene. This program allows parents and teachers to tailor the video...

£82.80
School Rules! CD Volume 2

School Rules! CD Volume 2 teaches social interpretation skills during unstructured times where social rules are most challenging. This CD uses scenarios such as getting lunch, waiting in line, eating, talking to friends, or “just hanging out”. Each situation offers an opportunity for the child to build friendship and relationship skills and increase his or her social awareness. This volume also addresses time management, organisational skills and the use of schedules at school. Unlike passive...

£88.50
Sensory Group
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A sensory play group for children with sensory processing difficulties (Book 1)by Kim GriffinEmpowering children to explore their senses. Sensory Group is step by step a 12-24 week programme designed for children who have difficulties engaging with sensory-based play. Book 1 targets sensory sensitivity or sensory avoidance, joint attention and turn taking. It is written by occupational therapist Kim Griffin and draws on her extensive experience of working with children who have sensory...

£18.99
Size of My Problem Poster

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke We all experience problems; they’re a part of life. We can’t avoid them even if we use our best social thinking. It’s a hidden rule that when we’re around others, our reaction size (the behaviour we show on the outside) should match the size of our problem. But sometimes our feelings about a problem are much bigger than the problem itself! Social Thinking teaches that problems and reactions come in different sizes. Big problems are really serious ones....

£16.08
Social Savvy

By Lindy Petersen How do you react when your child has a tantrum in the supermarket? When your children argue, do you intervene? Do you resist the urge to fight their battles for them? Social Savvy is about: Helping your child to make friends and fit in socially Improving your own relationship with your child Dealing effectively with your child’s misbehaviour This is a ‘how-to’ book for all adults caring for children, who want a more positive family and social life. By following Lindy Petersen’s...

£13.80
Social Thinking and Me (Two-Book Set)

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Linda K. MurphyWhether you're new to Social Thinking or a veteran in using our materials, Social Thinking and Me is the perfect tool to introduce and teach core Social Thinking Vocabulary and concepts to older primary school and middle/secondary school-age kids (ages 9-14).This two-book set breaks larger and more complicated social concepts down into smaller chunks to make it easier for adults to teach and easier for kids to learn. What's Great About This Two-Book...

£47.00
Stop and Think Friendship: DVD Package

By Lindy Petersen with Mark LeMessurier STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£53.60
STOP and THINK Learning: Teacher's Guide for Motivating Children

By Lindy Petersen Stop and Think Learning offers teachers a step-by-step method called STOP THINK DO to motivate children to learn in the classroom. The highly successful method shows children what they can change and then how they can plan what to do to change. Motivation is the key: here is a set of strategies that actively involve the children in a commitment to learn in the busy classroom. The book also describes the STOP THINK DO method for training social skills and improving relationships...

£20.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 12-15
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By Lindy Petersen with Phil Lewis STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP THINK DO...

£43.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 4-8
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By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£43.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 8-12
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By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£43.60
Superflex and Focus Tron to the Rescue!

Written by Michelle Garcia Winner and the Superflex Creative Team Superflex and Focus Tron to the Rescue! introduces readers to the Thinkable Focus Tron. Wherever they are — at school, or home, in the community — Focus Tron helps Social Town citizens remember to use their focusing powers to stay connected to what they’re doing or what others are talking about. In the story, Sarah periodically get visits from the Unthinkable Brain Eater who distracts her thoughts away from her classwork,...

£17.20
Superflex and Kool Q. Cumber to the Rescue

Written by Michelle Garcia Winner and the Superflex Creative Team Superflex and Kool Q. Cumber to the Rescue! introduces readers to the Thinkable Kool Q. Cumber (we call him Kool, for short!). Kool helps Social Town citizens stay calm when problems happen, and use strategies they learn to figure out the size of a problem and the expected reaction size. In the story, Aiden and his classmates present science projects, but Aiden’s friend Sam becomes frustrated with problems throughout the day. As...

£17.20
Teaching Children Empathy, the Social Emotion (with CD)

By Tonia Caselman Helping children develop greater empathy-related awareness and skills can help prevent negative social behaviours such as bullying, meanness and alienation. Empathy is a fundamental social emotion because it brings a sense of emotional connection to others. It is this awareness that is not only basic to all healthy relationships; it is the root of prosocial behaviour, altruism, kindness and peace. Empathy has cognitive, affective and behavioural components that can be learned...

£26.80
Teaching Students with ADHD

by Paula GaleyThis comprehensive 100-page photocopiable book provides support materials for teachers working with students who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It takes an inclusive approach and is based on the belief that all students are equal members of the school community and that schools have a responsibility to enhance the learning opportunities of all students, including those with special educational needs. The book is divided into ten sections that support work in...

£20.60
The Drama Llama

By Susan Bowman Many children can relate to others stirring up drama or being overly dramatic themselves. In this story Drama Llama always stirred up trouble among her animal friends. She liked to spread rumours and gossip and start trouble between the other animals. Eventually the other animals catch on to who is starting all the rumours and they stop talking to the Drama Llama. She then becomes very sad and lonely until some of her former friends confront her about her behaviour. They let her...

£12.20
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