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Why Teach Social Thinking?

Questioning Our Assumptions About What It Means To Learn Social SkillsToday's children (both neurotypical and those with social learning challenges) are entering school with declining abilities to learn in a group, attend to a lesson, be considerate toward others, or self-regulate their own behaviour. Teachers are increasingly finding themselves ill-equipped with the know-how, tools, and strategies to teach students about social awareness, emotional intelligence, and self-regulation of...

£19.60
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.

Written by Alice Griffin
Illustrated by Heidi Rivolta


In 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 opportunities to...

£9.25
Worry & Anxiety Toolkit in a Tin

A programme teaching young people aged 9 and over to manage their own anxiety and worry.


Lots of techniques to use on their own when they begin to feel worried printed onto a fan to keep in their pocket or bag. CD-rom with printable resources. Instruction book and over 80 question petals on 6 fans to initiate conversations about the individual is feeling.

Anxiety is common in young people and without support can lead to illness and depression.

This anxiety and worry kit uses the principles...

£39.99
You are a Social Detective

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke Illustrated by Kelly Knopp Every one of us is a Social Detective. We are good Social Detectives when we use our eyes, ears, and brains to figure out what others are planning to do next or are presently doing and what they mean by their words and deeds. You are a Social Detective: Explaining Social Thinking to Kids is a comic book which has many different concepts that can be reviewed over and over again with students. It is best to read this book in...

£19.60
You are a Social Detective CD

A collaborative effort between Social Skill Builder and Michelle Garcia Winner & Pamela Crooke of Social Thinking. This interactive CD teaches school age children to become better social thinkers by putting on their detective hats and deciphering the understanding of expected and unexpected social behaviour; uncovering how to use their eyes, ears and brain to make smart social guesses and investigating clues to see how others' emotions and responses are connected to their own behaviour. This...

£114.00
Zones of Regulation Poster

By Leah Kuypers This poster reinforces the teachings of The Zones of Regulation book/curriculum. 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 the four colour-coded and "road sign" oriented for clear recognition and reinforcement. Along the way, students learn how to use strategies or tools to stay in a zone or move from one to another. Students explore...

£12.96

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