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Activities for Social & Life Skills

Cards of games and activities that are not only fun but will also develop social and life skills at the same time By E A Morris. The carefully selected games involve role-play situations, discussion and working in groups. They include: Getting to Know Me Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, facilitating interaction Be a Detective Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, thinking skills and giving feedback The Who I Am Game - works on...

£22.50
Activities to Help Young People Deal with Decisions & Choices

Practical activities to support professionals working with young people who wish to focus on making decisions and choices By Stephanie George & Patricia Andrews-WardellThere is real pressure on our young people in modern society – social media, telephones, internet, friendships, peer groups, parents, school demands – and pressure can come in many forms and affect many areas of their lives. When pressure leads to poor choices and decisions this can have undesirable consequences for young...

£35.00
Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards for Navigating The Zones

IMPORTANT – Please Note!This product requires the use of Navigating The Zones, sold separately.About the Advanced Extension PackIf you’ve been using the game Navigating The Zones, integrate the Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards to help more sophisticated thinkers (age 10+) further develop their problem solving and self-regulation skills. Add these advanced cards to the Navigating The Zones cooperative game to introduce three additional levels of play—including competitive game play! The...

£25.44
An Early Start - Promoting Social Competence

by Desma HughesBeing able to form satisfying relationships is an essential life skill, but it is a skill that must be learned. It enables people to feel a sense of belonging in any group and is closely linked to confidence, self-esteem and emotional well-being. Having the ability to initiate and maintain satisfying relationships with others, especially peers, is known as social competence. Many children find it difficult to develop social competence, so teachers and parents have an important...

£20.60
Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide

A Neurotypical's Secrets for Success by Barbara A. Bissonnette, Principal of Forward Motion Coaching This unique guide explains what it takes to succeed in a workplace dominated by neurotypicals. The Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide covers everything from choosing the right career to deciding whether disclosure is the right option. It features realistic strategies for meeting employer expectations and effectively resolving problems. Examples from Barbara's coaching clients are used...

£14.00
Behaviour Fan Set of 10

10 x Social Communication FansThe Behaviour Fan helps you to support children's understanding of appropriate behaviour. Use the traffic lights to indicate 'green' well done, 'amber' think, 'red' stop.Ask the child to think about what should happen next by saying sorry and being friends. Use the thumbs up and star petals to praise appropriate action and reinforce the resulting positive behaviour.Fans are double laminated for extra strength and are 125mm tall by 45mm at their widest point.This...

£37.95
Being Part of a Group - Poster (large 24" x 36")

Being Part of a Group requires you to take perspective of others! By Michelle Garcia Winner A group exists whenever two or more people come together. Groups form around a purpose (a class at school, a hiking group) and some groups are more about just "hanging out" in a non-structured social way. No matter why we come together, being part of a group requires us to be social thinkers. We use our social skills to co-exist in those situations - even when we're not interacting with the...

£13.20
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...

£5.28
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...

£11.04
Building Resilience

Developing Skills to Positively Meet the Challenges of Life By Paula Galey The ability to overcome adversity and challenging circumstances, brought about by early conditions and experiences, by successfully adapting and making constructive changes, is termed resiliency. While educators can’t control the family conditions or social demographics that their students experience, they can implement educational policies and practices that promote resiliency. This comprehensive resource offers a...

£20.60
Cognitive Behavioural Training

A How-to Guide for Successful Behaviour by Mark Le Messurier This book is for educators, counsellors and health professionals. It is for those who wish to explore the notion that children always do better when they are encouraged to stretch their self-awareness and independence. Using cognitive behavioural training (CBT), students are explicitly taught to acquire new skills and solve problems with organisation, planning, remembering, perseverance, motivation, confidence and more. With...

£34.20
Coping with Boring Moments - Poster (large 24" x 36")

Coping with Boring Moments - It's all about sharing space with others well! By Michelle Garcia Winner We all get bored from time to time, and an important life skill to teach our students is how to handle boredom when participating in a group. Humour can be a welcome teaching vehicle for students, and this poster infuses humour into concrete information that helps students learn about the expected and unexpected behaviours related to boredom. With the support of the poster, teachers can engage...

£13.20
Emotions Face Fan Set of 10

Help children identify how they are feeling and empathise with others' emotions10 x Social Communication FansUsed as a visual aid for children who have communication difficulties or with English as a foreign language, this single 10 petal fan has colourful emotion faces representing a variety of emotions.Colours also represent emotions: 'seeing red' or 'feeling blue'.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...

£37.95
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:...

£8.60
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...

£8.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (1-20) Book A

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£14.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (21-40) Book B

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£14.60
First Steps to Social Success

Teaching Children Critical Social Skills By Diane Senn It is critically important that children learn fundamental social skills during their elementary school years. This book and CD provides a unique set of lessons for helping children learn skills and insights they need for creating and maintaining positive relationships with others. Direct teaching and reinforcement of these lessons helps provide children with information and practice that will help bolster their positive social-emotional...

£28.60
Four Posters for the Classroom and Treatment Room

By Michelle Garcia Winner The idea for the Social Thinking posters came from repeated requests by educators for explicit visual information they could use in the classroom to reinforce some of the core Social Thinking concepts. Teaching in a classroom requires that students not only attend to what they are learning but also be actively engaged in appropriate social behaviour for that environment. These posters help keep that learning on track by providing a constant visual reference of key...

£48.48
Friendship Skills

Discussion cards that will help children focus on all the essential issues surrounding friendshipBy E A MorrisBeing able to make and maintain friendships are both vital social skills for children. They help them become strong and successful in their relationships for the rest of their lives.Taking the approach of ‘me and my friends’, this card resource gives you a series of prompts to begin important discussions with children about: Friends Friendships Falling out Making up Negotiating Being...

£29.95

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