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Authors: Ryan E. Hendrix,Kari Zweber Palmer,Nancy Tarshis,Michelle Garcia Winner

UPDATE: SERIES NAME CHANGE

Due to the mass confusion caused by use of the word "flexible" in the names of many of our products, The Incredible Flexible You series name has changed to We Thinkers! Volume 1 will eventually be renamed We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers. There will be no content change in Volume 1, only a name change. Volume 2 is named We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers. Thank you for being "flexible" about this change!

 

The Incredible Flexible You is an engaging Social Thinking educational series that combines a social learning framework used in schools across the U.S. with music and dramatic play activities that will appeal to early learners. Play is the learning environment of young children, and this curriculum capitalizes on this idea! The Incredible Flexible You Deluxe Set includes the five storybook set, curriculum book, music CD, and a free tote bag.

 

Volume 2, Social Problem Solvers, builds off of the concepts taught in Volume 1 and explores more advanced Social Thinking concepts and vocabulary such as: Hidden Rules and Expected and Unexpected Behaviors, Smart Guess, Flexible and Stuck Thinking, Size of the Problem, and Sharing an Imagination. However, it is important that Volume 1 be used before moving to Volume 2.

 

 

 

About the Storybooks

The Incredible Flexible You Storybooks

Through the adventures of four likable characters, Evan, Ellie, Jesse, and Molly, children are introduced to and learn about complex social concepts in a language they can understand. Readers journey along with the characters as their adventures unfold in various settings that mirror children’s experiences and inspire their imaginations: in the classroom, on a farm, underwater in the ocean, during a trip to outer space, at the zoo, at a dinosaur birthday party, while on a mystery vacation, and in other child-friendly situations.

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About the Curriculum Book

The Incredible Flexible You

Detailed instructional plans, complete with Teaching Moment specifics, motivating in-classroom structured activities, educational plan goals, and learn-at-home family letters give educators and parents the knowledge and tools they need to help young children use their social thinking abilities and develop better social skills.

The units are accompanied by and teach through five storybooks that introduce these Social Thinking concepts and vocabulary: Thinking Thoughts and Feeling Feelings, The Group Plan, Thinking With Your Eyes, Body in the Group, and Whole Body Listening.




Tom Chapin’s Music CD

The Incredible Flexible You CD

The series is accompanied by The Incredible Flexible You music CD. Multiple GRAMMY®-award winning artist Tom Chapin, long known for empowering children through his music, co-wrote and performs 12 engaging songs that reinforce the Social Thinking series' concepts. His spirited, sing-along approach appeals to young children, gets them up and moving, and enhances their ability to actively participate with others and synthesize Social Thinking Vocabulary into everyday life.

Also sold separately.



Plus a Free Tote Bag!

The Incredible Flexible You Tote Bag

This handy canvas tote bag is a great accessory for anyone! Get it free when you purchase The Incredible Flexible You Deluxe Set.

Also sold separately.

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  • NAPPA Award Silver Winner: Education

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Product Details

  • Profession

    Behaviorist, Mental Health (counselor, social worker, psych), Occupational Therapist (and PT), Parent, Speech Language Pathologist, Teacher (Sp.Ed. and Gen.Ed.)
  • Age

    Early Learners (4-7 yrs), Grades K-2
  • Diagnostic Label

    Attention Issues (ADD/ADHD), Anxiety, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Language or Learning Disability, Nonverbal Learning Disability, Social Communication Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, No Diagnosis, Other
  • Social Thinking & Social Skills

    Common Core & State Standards, Concepts & Frameworks, PBIS/RTI, Self Regulation, Social Responsibility & Executive Functioning, Social Academic Connection & Goal Writing, Social Emotional & Mental Health, Social Problem Solving, Social Skill Strategies