Vulnerable young people – such as those with Autism Spectrum Disorders, intellectual disabilities, or social, behavioural and emotional difficulties – often lack the skills to make the right decisions when faced with potentially dangerous scenarios. This fun and interactive game helps to open up discussion and teach young people the social skills they need to stay safe in school and in the wider community.
The Choices Game has been specially designed to help older children and teenagers learn how to make positive choices. As players move around the game board, they pick up Choice Cards which invite them to imagine themselves in a scenario and make a choice about how they would respond in that situation. The outcome of their decision is then revealed, and the more safe choices they make the further they progress in the game!
This game will be an invaluable tool for teachers, parents, social workers and anyone else teaching social skills and personal safety to young people with special needs or emotional difficulties. It includes a helpful teacher's guide with advice to aid learning through discussion.
Christopher McMaster is a special education teacher working with at risk youths in a local high school. He has previously worked as a special education advisor for the New Zealand Ministry of Education and has extensive teaching experience across the globe, including teaching both mainstream and special education in the USA, UK and New Zealand. He currently resides in Ruatoria, New Zealand.
A tin full of fun multi-cultural Feelings Cards will help increase children’s feelings vocabulary. Instructions for 10 games which can be played with the cards. Concentration / Memory Game Pairs / Memory Game Magic Bag Snap Charades Fishing Go Fish Detective Synonyms Sorting Role – Play Each tin contains the definitions of 30 feelings: Angry, Ashamed, Bored, Bullied, Confused, Depressed, Disappointed, Disgusted, Embarrassed, Excited, Frustrated, Guilty, Happy, Hate, Hurt, Jealous, Lonely, Love, Nervous, Proud, Sad, Safe, Scared, Shame, Shocked, Shy, Sorry, Surprised, Unsafe, Worried. Other items in this range Feelings Bingo Feelings Cards... More info
Cards for Life is a colourful, fun card game designed to help young people aged 11+ to develop their emotional well-being and resilience. Designed to help young people to learn and think about their understanding of themselves and others, the resource is full of creative ideas to encourage discussion about common social, emotional and moral dilemmas. Featuring 40 scenarios based on real-life situations, plus questions to prompt and guide discussion, the resource covers topics including:health and emotional well-being family life planning for the future rules and regulations rights, values and... More info
*A fun way to develop 5 key skill areas. * This board game has been designed to support work on social communication skills, self-esteem and friendship skills. The Talkabout board game is a journey through the week where a player will encounter a number of different social skills tasks that need to be completed in order to get to the end of the week. The purpose of the game is to work together. There is therefore no winner. Once a player has got to the middle of the board,... More info