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              Books in the Adventures in Social Skills series

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              Finding Kite: A Social Skills Adventure Story

              Finding Kite: A Social Skills Adventure Story (Paperback)

              By Holmes, Rachel

              • RRP: $28.99
              • $28.99
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              This choose your own adventure story is a unique, illustrated resource and a compelling mystery, focused on developing the social skills of autistic children. Trapped in Tudor England in 1535, in a world very different from their own, the reader must take on the role of the main ...character and work out why horses are mysteriously dying. Confronted by challenging social situations and decisions that will either help or hinder the narrative, they need to solve the mystery in order to get home. The story provides a springboard for children to test out different actions and to experience a range of possible consequences and pathways. Decisions the reader must make tackle challenges such as working together and overcoming conflict, processing information and sensory processing skills, and managing emotions and anxiety. This book: Is an engaging interactive story to enable discussion and create moments for deeper thinking and self-reflection Can be used either in small groups or 1:1 intervention Links directly to worksheets from the accompanying teacher resource, providing a personalised development tool that can be flexible according to the child's needs Although created with girls in mind, positioning the reader as the main character allows all children to become fully immersed in the narrative. This is an invaluable resource to develop social skills and build confidence amongst children aged 8-12.
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              ISBN 9780367510350
              Released NZ 19 Apr 2021
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Adventures in Social Skills
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              Adventures in Social Skills: The 'Finding Kite' Story and Teacher Guide

              Adventures in Social Skills: The 'Finding Kite' Story and Teacher Guide (Paperback, Contains 2 Paperback / softbacks)

              By Holmes, Rachel

              • RRP: $58.99
              • $58.99
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              This compelling choose your own adventure story and accompanying teacher resource have been created to develop the social skills of autistic children aged 8-12. The reader takes on the role of the main character who finds themselves trapped in Tudor England and, confronted by cha...llenging social situations and decisions that could help or hinder the narrative, must solve a mystery to get home. Circumstances throughout the narrative are linked to accompanying worksheets in the teacher resource that explore topics such as wellbeing, teamwork, managing conflict and processing information. Suitable for use in small groups or 1:1, the programme is flexible in design, allowing the facilitator to respond to the needs of each child. Key features of this set include: An engaging illustrated interactive story that places the reader at the heart of the narrative, encouraging discussion and creating moments for deeper thinking and self-reflection Photocopiable and downloadable worksheets divided into sections focused on 'Making Sense of my World' and 'Connecting with Others' A gentle and fun approach to social skills development, this is an invaluable resource for anybody looking to support students aged 8-12 as they build an understanding of the complexities of social dynamics. Although created with autistic girls in mind, it can be used with students of different genders and adapted for their needs.
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              ISBN 9780367510343
              Released NZ 19 Apr 2021
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Adventures in Social Skills
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              Adventures in Social Skills: The 'Finding Kite' Teacher Resource
               

              Adventures in Social Skills: The 'Finding Kite' Teacher Resource (Paperback)

              By Holmes, Rachel

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $35.99
              • Pub Date
                20 Apr 21

              This teacher resource is filled with worksheets, tasks and activities focused on developing the social skills of autistic children aged 8-12. It has been created to be used alongside the story Finding Kite: An Interactive Tudor Mystery, although activities can stand alone as a pr...ogramme of intervention. Each task encourages young people to think about their own experiences, challenges and goals, building self-esteem and confidence along the way. Suitable for use in small groups or 1:1, the worksheets are flexible in design, allowing the facilitator to respond to the needs of each child. Key features of this resource include: Engaging activities divided into sections focused on 'Making Sense of my World' and 'Connecting with Others' Photocopiable and downloadable worksheets, filled with opportunities for reflection and discussion The option to use it alongside the engaging, choose your own adventure story, Finding Kite, which immerses the reader in a sensory adventure Designed for students aged 8-12, this resource provides an invaluable opportunity to build an understanding of the complexities of social dynamics. Although created with autistic girls in mind, it can be used with students of different genders and adapted for their needs.
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              ISBN 9780367510381
              Released NZ 20 Apr 2021
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Adventures in Social Skills
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