Thinksheets for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills
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- Ages: 8-18
- Pages: 257
- Format: Paperback
- ISBN: 9781936943159
- Published: 2014
This best-selling book provides 175+ ready-to-use mini thinking-based lesson plans and activities (i.e., Thinksheets) to break down, discuss, and then teach Social Thinking® concepts for teaching social learners ages 8-18+. Derived from years of direct work neurodiverse students—including individuals with social (pragmatic) communication differences or challenges, ADHD, and autism spectrum levels 1 or 2, —these versatile thinksheets can be used at home or school, one-on-one, or in larger group sessions. Age-coded, the thinksheets are organized into categories that include friendship, perspective taking, self-monitoring, effective communication, problem solving, and more. These concepts can be readily adapted by educators for a variety of activities.
Recommended Teaching & Learning Pathway
Thinksheets for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills is more powerful when taught with other materials. Teaching social concepts should follow a natural sequence, from simple to complex, to support student learning. The following Teaching & Learning Pathway outlines the recommended teaching sequence by age group. As with our products, this pathway is relevant to clinicians, educators, parents—anyone helping a person develop their social competencies.
- Core Methodology: All Ages
- Ages 8-18