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102 Creative Strategies for Depressed Children and Adolescents

A Practical Resource for Teachers, Counsellors and Parents By Donna Strom, Kaye Randall and Susan Bowman Depression can have many harmful and even devastating effects on the lives of children and adolescents. It can derail school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have harmful effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to use with primary and...

£22.00
Big Deals and Little Deals

and What to Do When They Happen to You By Kim Edmister At long last, simple and clear-cut guidelines for helping children differentiate big deals - situations that require adult intervention and little deals - those things children are capable of handling on their own. Eliminate the need to give constant reminders to “Stop tattling.” Instead, empower children by prompting, “Is it a big deal or a little deal?” Once they have learned the difference and know the strategies, they are better...

£16.80
Brain (Squishy Foam)

Think Social Squishy Foam Brain Dimensions: 3" x 2" x 2" Students enjoy squeezing the small, blue foam rubber brains as the brains encourage them to think more flexibly and abstractly about the size of their problems and the choices they are making. Used in lessons that encourage flexible thinking, including those in the comic book curriculum Superflex and Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, the brains offer a fun way to inspire our students to think about their social thinking...

£8.39
Building Blocks of Social Development for Young Children - Poster (18" x 24")

Useful for parents, teachers, clinicians, and others to better understand the development of young children with social learning challenges compared to their neurotypical peers. Use in IEP meetings, treatment planning, and staff discussions to guide a deeper understanding of the social learning process and pinpoint treatment focus areas.The handout attractively displays 15 foundational social learning concepts incorporated into the We Thinkers! early learner series, an extensive product...

£10.79
Creating Sensory Play at little or no cost

by Wendy UsherThis book contains hundreds of ideas using everyday items to create sensory play at home, at school or in play settings.The book considers how activities can be adapted to reflect individual children’s needs. Perhaps a child who does not like touching messy play would do so by wearing latex gloves or a child who has a visual impairment can feel and smell bubbles if the bubble solution contains a little perfume or essential oil.Each chapter offers simple yet effective ideas that...

£18.00
Differentiation and the Brain (Second Edition)

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Students are becoming more academically and culturally diverse, making it more important than ever to shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching and learning. The second edition of this best-selling book will help you create truly effective, brain-friendly classrooms for all learners. The authors share an array of updated differentiated instruction examples, scenarios, and exercises,...

£32.20
EYE Power - Learning to Use the Power of Your Eyes - Volume One

An Activity and Colouring BookBy Kim Gallo and Julie AnnebergSocial learning made fun! Zeebu has created an activity book to help your child/student become a social thinker! Let Zeebu help your child/student to recognise emotions, play interactive social games, improve social awareness, and think about what others are thinking. Help Zeebu through his day by identifying what he is thinking and placing these thoughts in his thought bubble! This 40 page activity and colouring book includes:...

£7.60
EYE Power - Learning to Use the Power of Your Eyes - Volume Two

An Activity and Colouring Book By Kim Gallo and Julie AnnebergWith Eye Power 2, your child or student will continue to think socially with Zeebu! Explore thinking about others in a fun, engaging way. This interactive 40 page activity book contains coloring pages, filling in thought bubbles, dot to dots, and stickers. Concepts covered include: My Eyes Look At What I Am Thinking About and My Face Shows How I Feel. Others May or May Not Have the Same Thoughts That I Do. My Eyes Can Tell Me What...

£7.60
Going on a Plane (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going Swimming (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to a Birthday Party (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to Buy Clothes (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to Buy Shoes (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Cinema (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Dentist (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Doctor (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Hairdresser (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Optician (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Restaurant (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Going to the Supermarket (Off We Go)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£7.23
Helping Preschool-Age Children Learn Self-Regulation

By Brad Chapin, Lena Kisner and Brooke StoverThis highly anticipated resource focuses on skill-training for preschool-age children. Self-regulation is a universal skill necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this one resource, you will be able to address School Readiness, Anger Problems, Anxiety, School Safety, Self-esteem, Social Skills and much more. The authors have developed this guide with a focus on how to help you "Do More with...

£33.30
It’s not all about talking, Let’s Communicate!

Practical resource book helping you to identify the best ways to communicate effectively to improve understanding, learning and behaviour.by Wendy UsherCommunication involves far more than just using our voices. With the majority of children being visual and kinaesthetic learners, using our voices isn’t always the best way to be ‘heard’. This books explores ways to identify a child’s individual learning styles and how to adapt communication to suit those styles. Communicating in a way children...

£17.99
Keeping Calm

By Kim Gallo and Julie Anneberg Welcome to Keeping Calm, an activity and coloring book featuring Playtime with Zeebu friends. This activity book contains exercises that focus on ways children can learn to regulate their emotions. The characters in this book learn how their body looks, and feels when it is calm and when it is not. Activities will encourage your child or student to make better choices during times of stress, and will give them tools they can use to help them remain calm. This 40...

£7.60
Kindfully Me Series - 3 Book Set

Written by Louise ShanagherIllustrated by Úna WoodsThe ‘Kindfully Me’ series consists of three colourfully illustrated children’s books that introduce children to practices of mindfulness, kindness, compassion and gratitude. Each book in the series focuses on teaching children practical and effective self-care and interpersonal skills which promote children’s positive mental health and positive relationships with others. The series introduces children to evidence-based techniques that once...

£24.41
Let’s make more smiles! Encouraging Positive Behaviour

by Wendy UsherBehaviour is a form of communication. If this is so then what is the communication behind the behaviour?All children exhibit challenging behaviour from time to time, but when the behaviour becomes dangerous or harmful we need to intervene and decide how and when we should do this. This book has been written to support those working or living with children who display challenging behaviour.This explores behaviour and provides ideas and suggestions to support positive behaviour...

£17.99
Off We Go: Full Set (12 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£77.27
Off We Go: Set A (6 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£40.90
Off We Go: Set B (6 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£40.90
Play Power

By Kim Gallo Flexible thinking, winning, losing, sportsmanship, and playing fair are a few of the topics Zeebu and his friends encounter in Play Power. Children's activity pages teach social rules for game play as part of a group. Red and green thoughts are also introduced. Red and green icons are placed inside of thought bubbles throughout the activity book, in order to help children understand the impact of their behavior on their peers; both positive and negative. ASIN: B00EHHKKSY Published...

£7.60
Play Power, Keeping Calm, EYE Power One & EYE Power Two

4 Book Multi Pack which includes: Play Power by Kim GalloKeeping Calm by Kim Gallo and Julie AnnebergEYE Power Volume One by Kim Gallo and Julie Anneberg EYE Power Volume Two by Kim Gallo and Julie Anneberg

£33.20
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...

£13.20
SEN Practical Resource Books Set of 3

by Wendy UsherEach book in this series supports inclusion and provides great thoughts and resources to help adults work with all children to ensure they are offered the same chances and experiences as others.The set includes:Creating Sensory Play at little or no costLearn about sensory integration and how to use sensory play to stimulate or calm childrenIt’s not all about talking, Let’s CommunicateDesigned to help you to identify the best ways to communicate effectivelyLet’s make more smiles –...

£44.99
Sensory Group

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
To Behave or not to Behave

Proactive Support for Students with Behavioural ChallengesAuthors: Myka Breymann & Darci FultonInclusive education requires educators to have the proficiency and knowledge to provide equal and intentional teaching to all students. This resource will provide educators with the skill set and training required to begin working successfully with students displaying behavioural challenges.To Behave or Not To Behave was written from a presentation created by Myka Breymann and Darci Fulton to...

£22.73
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...

£29.99
We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers Deluxe Package

By Ryan Hendrix, Kari Zweber Palmer, Nancy Tarshis and Michelle Garcia Winner The We Thinkers! series helps children build foundational social competencies and essential life skills through stories, lessons, and play activities. The teachings help kids better understand themselves and others, develop self-awareness, perspective taking, social problem solving, and supports students’ social-emotional learning, relationship building, classroom learning, and academic performance. The material is...

£124.99
When My Worries Get too Big!

A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with AnxietyWritten and Illustrated by Kari Dunn Buron Worry and anxiety are on an upswing. In fact, anxiety is the most frequent of all mental disorders in children. High levels of stress and big emotions related to social situations, sensory issues, or general frustration are common in children who live with anxiety. Such stress can lead to a loss of control, resulting in aggressive behaviour, such as screaming, throwing things or even hurting someone....

£11.00
Whole Body Listening Larry - Poster (18" x 24")

By Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautter The Whole Body Listening Larry Poster provides a fun way to reinforce lessons from the storybooks Whole Body Listening Larry at School! and Whole Body Listening Larry at Home! This poster provides a visual for the concepts of "listening" with your eyes, your brain, your heart, etc. to keep your entire body properly engaged and aware of the people around you. The books, along with the poster, help to teach self-regulation to children who may be a...

£11.99
Whole Body Listening Larry at Home

Written by Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautterr Illustrated by Kyle Richardson Also available: Whole Body Listening Larry at SchoolBeing a good listener means much more than just hearing what is said with the ears. It is important to break down ALL of the components of listening, to teach your kids to listen with their eyes, hands, feet, brains, hearts - indeed their whole bodies! Designed to stimulate discussions at home and at school about how we listen as a member of our family and in...

£22.99
Whole Body Listening Larry at School

Written by Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautter Illustrated by Eric Hutchison Also available: Whole Body Listening Larry at HomeThis is the 2nd book in our two-part series to help our students develop a better concept of holistic listening, or Whole Body Listening. In this charming comic book, based on the idea created by Susanne P. Truesdale (1990), the authors, Sautter and Wilson explore how two siblings, Leah and Luka struggle to focus their brains and bodies during the school day. Kindly, a...

£22.99
Winston the Worried Whale

Winston the Worried Whale is a fun and captivating storytime resource that will help teachers approach the sensitive subject of worries with young children.Age: pre-school to 8Written by Alice Griffin, Illustrated by Heidi RivoltaIn this imaginatively illustrated picture book, loveable character Winston takes children on a journey through his worries, in turn helping them to think about how they can ease their own. The additional resources - printable from a FREE CD-Rom - offer numerous...

£12.50

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