Social Thinking's Aha Moments
Our clients not only inspire us, they give us insights that push us to evolve our teachings and invent on the fly. In these short, free videos, discover our recent ahas from inspiring moments with clients—and the strategies that were born from those moments. Join us on the very cutting edge of teaching! These videos do not offer continuing education credit.
If you know someone who’s highly socially anxious all the time, they may suffer from compelling social anxiety and need more support than most. Telling individuals with compelling social anxiety that others are having thoughts about them might lead to more anxiety. In this video, Michelle Garcia Winner explains how she helped her 15-year-old client manage his social anxiety by focusing on the impressions he forms of peers, rather than on the impressions peers may be forming of him.Learn More
We learn so much from our clients—and we want to share it with you. In this free 12 minute video, Social Thinking founder Michelle Garcia Winner shares what she learned when helping a client with social anxiety talk more in class—and the other factors she discovered that likely make the social anxiety more profound.Learn More
Working with thirteen year olds can be tricky, especially when they are resistant to treatment and appear to revel in being “the most hated kid in school.” In our first-ever Aha! Teaching Moment video, Michelle Garcia Winner discusses developing the Pyramid of Dislike thinksheet to help a client realize it will be tough to make new friends when he spends most of his attention on the people he dislikes.Learn More
Pamela Crooke, PhD, CCC-SLP, Chief Strategy Officer describes what should be considered to teach the Social Thinking Methodology with fidelity. To help you teach our curricula with fidelity, we’re in the process of creating fidelity checklists - one page teaching guidelines - for each Social Thinking curriculum.Learn More