Tag Archives: Social Thinking

Social Thinking at Work: A book review

Winner, M.G.,& Crooke, P. (2011) Social Thinking at Work. San Jose, CA.: Think Social, Inc., & North River Press. Part of my motivation for reviewing Social Thinking at Work is that I strongly believe we need to be spreading understanding … Continue reading

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Autism, Social Cognition and Embarrassment: It’s Not a Bad Thing…

A couple of weeks back, I was asked to write something on the theme Embarrassing Moments. This has been rattling around in my head for a while now as I have been considering a couple of different ways that I … Continue reading

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Building a Social Ramp: supporting those with social cognitive challenges (via Thirty Days of Autism)

A few weeks back I was working with a group of educators from Simon Fraser University who are completing a graduate diploma in Supporting Diverse Learners (SDL). I was explaining that we need to build a social ramp for our … Continue reading

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Michelle Garcia Winner and Amazing Social Thinking Strategies: I ❤ this stuff! (via Thirty Days of Autism)

Last fall I went to a conference on Preparing for Transitions to Adulthood and Beyond… with Michelle Garcia Winner. I just love the work she is doing with Social Thinking: I love the work this enables me to do with … Continue reading

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Treasures I found at the Thrift Shop: Autism and Understanding (via Thirty Days of Autism)

Today my boy and I were skulking in a thrift store – hunting for treasures. It is one of our favourite pass-times: something we can do together, an adventure of sorts, and always there is the promise of finding something … Continue reading

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Michelle Garcia Winner and Amazing Social Thinking Strategies: I ❤ this stuff!

Last fall I went to a conference on Preparing for Transitions to Adulthood and Beyond… with Michelle Garcia Winner. I just love the work she is doing with Social Thinking: I love the work this enables me to do with … Continue reading

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Building a Social Ramp: supporting those with social cognitive challenges

A few weeks back I was working with a group of educators from Simon Fraser University who are completing a graduate diploma in Supporting Diverse Learners (SDL). I was explaining that we need to build a social ramp for our … Continue reading

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Messages from the fridge: dreams, strategies, and coping skills

Sometimes our fridge almost scares me. It is like intervention central. It can feel like it’s out of control and taking over the house – but it is also the hub of the house and it keeps us moving forward. … Continue reading

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