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High on the  Spectrum

High on the Spectrum: Asperger's, High Functioning Autism, and Related Personalities By Mike Paget, M.Ed., and Kim "Tip" Frank, Ed.S., LPC A Guidebook for educators helping young people maximise strengths and manage weaknessesThere has been a "failure to launch" youth with Asperger's into functional adult living. Consider the facts that only 3% of adults with Asperger's Syndrome live independently and only 12% are gainfully employed. This guidebook is for educators helping...

£18.80
How Do I Stand In Your Shoes?

A Story and Worksheets About Empathy By Brad Chapin Miranda Peabody had no patience for the other students in class and just didn't understand why they couldn't be as smart and talented as she was. Her teacher Mrs Klemp suggested that she try to understand other people by 'standing in their shoes.' After much searching she learns the true meaning of 'standing in someone else's shoes' and having empathy for others. This full-colour illustrated storybook for ages 4-10 includes discussion questions...

£12.20
How to Calm Your Class

By Juliet Firstbrook In today’s busy world children are being constantly stimulated and entertained, thus leaving them little opportunity to clear and calm their minds. These meditations encourage children to stop and reflect in a relaxing and enjoyable way, making them eager for more opportunities to seek calming activities. They also help children to fully understand the meaning of ‘calmness’ and to realise the benefits of being able to achieve a state of calm in any circumstance.This...

£29.95
I Feel Expressions Fan Set of 10

Help children identify expressions and what feelings they represent10 x Social Communication FansUse this visual communication symbols fan to help children identify their own and others' feelings.Useful to use after incidents, during social stories or when discussing emotions in circle times.Fans are double laminated for extra strength and are 125mm tall by 45mm at their widest point. This item is not a toy and should be used under supervision. https://youtu.be/pP9f-I3w-t0

£37.95
I Get It!
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Building Social Thinking® and Reading Comprehension Through Book Chats By Audra Jensen Reading comprehension is more than being able to read words and sentences... How many parents and classroom teachers have experienced the child who can read, often at an early age, but can't seem to grasp the meaning behind a sentence, or struggles to interpret story lines or the characters' perspectives or emotions? Author Audra Jensen brilliantly illuminates the synergistic relationship between social...

£21.20
Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Elementary School Students with CD

By Tonia Caselman This book provides activities and reproducible worksheets to help students think about and practice strategies to become more reflective (vs. impulsive). Using cognitive-behavioural theory and techniques it is intended to provide school personnel with tools to teach students how to stop and think before acting. The games role-plays and worksheets are presented in a playful but thoughtful manner to help engage children while they learn invaluable lessons about how to use...

£28.60
In Full Bloom

A Thinking Approach to Teaching Literature by Tina McDougall In Full Bloom gives teachers the tools to help students become thoughtful, strategic and independent readers. It outlines a literacy program based on Benjamin Bloom’s six levels of cognitive thinking, and contains interactive literacy tasks to capture students’ interest and develop in them a lifelong love of reading. Designed to engage even the reluctant or disinterested reader, this flexible resource explores story structure through...

£17.20
Inner Strength Cards

Help students build resiliency and self-esteem by finding their inner strengthsBy Nikki GiantUse these Inner Strength Cards in discussions and other activities to help young people to adopt a more positive, healthy mindset, strengthen their inner sense of self and become more emotionally intelligent.The Inner Strength Cards can support the process of positive thinking and help young people to: Cope with stressful events Manage disappointments and setbacks Build healthy, long-lasting...

£35.94
Inside Out

What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick by Michelle Garcia Winner This book is where to start to learn more about how social problems connect to academic problems, such as reading comprehension and written expression. The book introduces Michelle's ILAUGH model, which provides a way to pinpoint specific areas of challenges that a student may face and how these affect school, work and social interaction. For all ages up to adulthood and beyond, this also provides insight on what...

£22.20
Inspiring More Success! for Seniors

By Marguerite Clancy The Inspiring Success! series has been developed as support material for teachers who are working with students on improving self-esteem and motivation as a pathway to improving learning. The two books in the series, Inspiring Success! for Juniors and Inspiring More Success! for Seniors, comprise a series of easy-to-use worksheets designed to address: Developing healthy self-esteem The need to feel happy and relaxed in order to learn The importance of getting motivated...

£16.40
Inspiring Success! for Juniors

By Marguerite Clancy This book was previously titled: Positively Me! The Inspiring Success! series has been developed as support material for teachers who are working with students on improving self-esteem and motivation as a pathway to improving learning. The two books in the series, Inspiring Success! for Juniors and Inspiring More Success! for Seniors, comprise a series of easy-to-use worksheets designed to address: Developing healthy self-esteem The need to feel happy and relaxed in order to...

£16.40
It's Too Sensory Description Fan Set of 10

Help individuals who experience sensory overload to tell you how they are feeling10 x Social Communication FansThis visual communication fan is used to support individuals to communicate how they are feeling in relation to sensory overload and communicate their sensitivities.Fans are double laminated for extra strength and are 125mm tall by 45mm at their widest point.This item is not a toy and should be used under supervision.https://youtu.be/f4BO3NHBQQQ

£37.95
Just Being Me Book A

Teaching and Learning about Good Mental HealthBook A: - Skills - Values - Attitudes by Sue Dawson Just Being Me is a two book resource series which provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being. Just Being Me – Book A: Skills - Values - Attitudes is designed to help teachers present mental health education in ways which will help students to understand: What people have in common and what makes them different from each other The value of...

£16.40
Just Being Me Book B

Teaching and Learning about Good Mental Healthby Sue Dawson Just Being Me is a two book resource series which provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being. In Just Being Me - Book B: Safety Strategies there is a strong focus on potentially unsafe situations arising from alcohol and other drugs, harassment and abuse, the stress and anger of others, and risk-taking behaviour as well as an exploration of social justice and what it requires of us....

£16.40
Keep Cool!

Strategies for Managing Anger at School by Paula Galey Most of us find ourselves having to deal with anger in the classroom at some time or other. Keep Cool! provides teachers with practical guidance and strategies for helping students to understand what anger is, where it comes from and how to deal with it. It focuses on assisting students to develop a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anger before they get out of control. Students will learn to understand what triggers anger and...

£13.80
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...

£8.60
Learning to Think Thinking to Learn

Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking by Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working...

£18.00
Lift Off to Learning with CD

in Inquiry-based Classrooms by Linking Thinking and Information LiteracyBy Michael Pohl & Mark Dixon Lift Off to Learning brings together thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in a practical approach for teaching and learning in the primary and middle years. It includes an interactive CD of thinking strategies and a process for developing inquiry-based learning. Lift Off to Learning links ICT to thinking skills....

£27.40
Little Stars

Games and activities to promote self-esteem in 4-7 year oldsBy E A MorrisThis resource is a collection of 49 activities and games that will build emotional foundations, promote confidence and enhance self-esteem in 4 to 7 year olds. The contents include: Activities to build the emotional foundations of confidence (where children are helped to recognise, name and manage what they feel) include: A useful dictionary of feelings, The happy-sad beanbag game, The feelings thermometer, What I feel...

£27.50
Little Tin of Big Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the growing levels of anxiety in young peopleBy Eve WilsonThe card set outlines 70 common worries for discussion, grouped into five main areas:*Friendship *Home and family *School and society *Personal *The world aroundExamples include:Being alone, Falling out with a friend, No one talking to you, Moving home, Loss of a family member, Parents splitting up, Family arguing, Serious illness, Your appearance, Money, Knowing what to do in an emergency, Forgetting...

£29.95

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