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Quiet Times

A safety valve for student stress by Peter Clutterbuck Quiet Times is a book designed to provide a safety valve for student stress. Recognising that students have increasing demands placed on them both at school and at home, the low-intensity activities within the book are aimed at providing a chance for students to take a break to simply contemplate their own thoughts and feelings. Designed to be used in short 10-15 minute classroom breaks, the activities require no preparation and no...

£16.00
Retracking

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
See My Pain!

Creative Strategies and Activities For Helping Young People Who Self-Injure By Susan Bowman and Kaye Randall This book provides a collection of strategies and activities to help children and adolescents who deliberately self-injure. A variety of hands-on creative arts approaches are featured that can be used in private practice and school settings. When working with youth who self-injure it is helpful to have a variety of creative approaches at your fingertips. The approaches and activities in...

£20.40
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 Skills Bingo

Support children and young people to deal with social situations and understand the meaning behind words and actions This resource has been designed to improve children and young people's social skills by asking them to consider a situation or action and decide what response would be the most appropriate from the choices provided. Once the young person has agreed the response to the situation they cover over the situation with the response and go onto the next one. There are four different...

£59.95
Social Thinking and Me (Two-Book Set)
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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 Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 12-15

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

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

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
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
The Zones of Regulation

By Leah Kuypers, MA, OT, Autism SpecialistThe Zones of Regulation is a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities. Using a cognitive behaviour approach, the curriculum’s learning activities are designed to help students recognise when they are in different states called “zones,” with each of four zones represented by a different colour. In the activities, students also learn...

£43.00
The Zones of Regulation Book and Game Bundle
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The Zones of Regulation is a popular framework taking the world by storm—and now you can get The Zones curriculum, the game Navigating The Zones (for ages 8+), and its Advanced Extension Pack (for ages 10+) all in one bundle! Help kids, teens, and young adults build emotional awareness, self-regulation, problem solving, and more with these interactive teaching materials. Plus—save over £10 when you purchase the bundle over buying the products separately.1. The Zones of Regulation, Ages 4+The...

£110.00
Visual Supports for 10 Key Social Thinking Vocabulary Concepts

These visual supports encourage the active use of 10 Social Thinking Vocabulary concepts that lay the foundation for social learning, which are fundamental to the social experience and are relevant across languages, cultures, and ages (starting at age 4). While they are a small set of our broader teaching platform, they are an important place to begin an individual’s discovery into their own social-emotional learning as well as discovering the social world that surrounds them, regardless of...

£21.60

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