Don’t you love it when one of your favorite companies comes out with something new? Me too! Social Thinking, the company that brought us the original Social Detective App, just came out with a next step: the Intermediate Social Detective App. For the sake of keeping things easy and concrete, I wanted to give you guys a quick rundown of… Read More
By now, you may have heard other SLPs mention SLP ToolKit. Maybe in passing conversation, maybe in one of the many SLP Facebook Groups, but when they have it was probably mentioning how much they loved it. Maybe you checked it out maybe you didn’t. Today I am here to tell you what it is all about and if it… Read More
By now I am sure you have heard of Social Thinking and all of their amazing and ground breaking products, books, and activities. Today I am super excited to share the latest installment to their collection, We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers. Something I should mention, We Thinkers! Volume 1 is actually the Incredible Flexible You collection, just renamed…. Read More
Hello! I’m Claudia Doan from Creative Speech Lab and I’m thrilled to be writing a guest post for the Speech Bubble! I love implementing the innovative ideas Maureen shares on her outstanding blog. Today, I’ll be sharing some of my own tips about meaningful and lasting ways to teach social skills to our students. Benjamin Franklin famously said “tell me… Read More
I have been using Brag Tags as my reinforcement system after I ditched my prize box. I regret nothing! It has been great and has actually helped me improve my communication with their teachers and parents. You can read more about it HERE. However, since I am going on maternity leave I wanted something that would continue my no prize… Read More
I love working on social skills with students, but sometimes I feel like we do more talking than working. Know what I mean? We discuss, we do some role play, but it seems sometimes that my kids miss that carryover/application piece. I wanted to change that, so I invented one of my students’ favorite educational games: The Social Skills Challenge!