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The Worry Cure: Stop worrying and start living
The Worry Cure: Stop worrying and start living
by Dr Robert L. Leahy
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.09

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not your typical self-help book., 10 Aug 2012
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Because it is based on CBT this doesn't just say "these are the symptoms you have/challenges you face, let's talk about how I suddenly started doing things differently and made my life better by following these seven simple steps...". Instead it looks at a range of symptoms, thoughts, behaviours, difficulties etc that people with worry and anxiety may have but remembers to acknowledge that different people experience different things. There are questionairres and ratings scales to fill in yourself to find out what areas you are affected in and to what degree. That helps you focus on the bits that are specifically relevant to you. It then looks at WHY you might be how you are rather than just accepting that as a fact and skipping it altogether. It looks at various factors that may be maintaining worry. Then it looks at a range of strategies and activities to try to alleviate the problems - both the source and the symptoms. Not all of them suit everyone; it's a bit of a try it and see which are helpful deal. It then takes a few specific worries (e.g. health, money, relationships) and looks at these in more detail. It isn't a quick fix - the good stuff never is. The suggestions need to become habit in order to start helping. Really readable and recommended by a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.


Language for Learning: A Practical Guide for Supporting Pupils with Language and Communication Difficulties across the Curriculum (David Fulton / Nasen)
Language for Learning: A Practical Guide for Supporting Pupils with Language and Communication Difficulties across the Curriculum (David Fulton / Nasen)
by Sue Hayden
Edition: Paperback
Price: £27.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent resource for Teachers, TAs, SENCOs and Speech and Language Therapists., 10 Aug 2012
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Handy resource to keep on you for reference or planning. Broken into sections e.g. attention and listening, speech sounds, vocab, grammar, social communication. It gives practical information about difficulties children may have, the impact on/from the curriculum and straightforward advice and strategies about how to help. Recommended by many Speech and Language Therapists that I know as a tool for those working in primary schools.


Sharpie Permanent Marker Fine Tip 1.0mm Line Assorted Ref S0811080
Sharpie Permanent Marker Fine Tip 1.0mm Line Assorted Ref S0811080
Offered by AbbeyShake
Price: £7.57

5.0 out of 5 stars Good value and nice range of colours., 10 Aug 2012
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It's really nice to have Sharpies in more than just black. They are such a useful product and literally write on anything. I wouldn't use any other permanent pen now. Good value for money too.


Smart Phonics Magnetic Letters Pack 1 Cursive
Smart Phonics Magnetic Letters Pack 1 Cursive
Offered by Primary Classroom Resources
Price: £13.10

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Should have bought these sooner!!, 10 Aug 2012
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These have proven to be an excellent purchase in helping the kids at work improve their understanding of how letters/sounds go together. I have used them in therapy with children who have speech delays and speech disorders as well as in literacy and phonics lessons in school. They have really helped with their speech targets, phonics, reading, writing and spelling. There are duplicates of the more common sounds which is really useful when making words together. It is excellent to find magnets where the digraphs are joined together and where 'y' is not counted as a vowel.


4:1'' Peach Pitch Plastic Coil 12mm white (50)
4:1'' Peach Pitch Plastic Coil 12mm white (50)

5.0 out of 5 stars Good range of sizes., 10 Aug 2012
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Well packaged so they arrived pristine. Good quality materials and I have used them for a few photobooks now. The only downside is the bigger the photobook the less durable they are, e.g. some pages have become loose or detached from the spine but popping them back in the thermal binder rectifies that.


Light Up Kinetic Wheel [Toy]
Light Up Kinetic Wheel [Toy]
Offered by Martins Deals
Price: £3.75

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Keeps them entertained for ages!, 10 Aug 2012
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:2.0 out of 5 stars 
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Once they got the hang of the movement required to get this going the kids loved it. I was surprised that I had squabbles about whose turn it was next. Simple and small enough to pack in a bag or glove compartment for short-term distractions!


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent for transporting cakes or muffins., 10 Aug 2012
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These are fab and have made life soo much easier!! Even for transporting a layered cake with models or decorations on top these are ace as many cake tins/boxes are not tall enough to avoid damaging the extra bits on top. Sturdy too which has helped on long car journeys.


TWIN PACK - THEORY TEST / DRIVING TEST PRACTICAL QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (AA THEORY TEST & THE HIGHWAY CODE / PRACTICAL TEST QUESTION & ANSWERS (TWIN PACK).)
TWIN PACK - THEORY TEST / DRIVING TEST PRACTICAL QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (AA THEORY TEST & THE HIGHWAY CODE / PRACTICAL TEST QUESTION & ANSWERS (TWIN PACK).)
by LINDA HATSWELL
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Really helped me but check the date., 10 Aug 2012
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These were really helpful when I was learning but bear in mind the Highway Code gets updated every now and then so it may not be the most up-to-date version. Still handy though.


Theory Test (AA Driving Test Series) (AA Driving Test Series)
Theory Test (AA Driving Test Series) (AA Driving Test Series)
by AA Publishing
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Really helped me but check the date., 10 Aug 2012
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These were really helpful when I was learning but bear in mind the Highway Code gets updated every now and then so it may not be the most up-to-date version. Still handy though.


Know your Road Signs & Highway Code Twinpack
Know your Road Signs & Highway Code Twinpack
by Automobile Association
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.09

5.0 out of 5 stars Really helped me but check the date., 10 Aug 2012
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These were really helpful when I was learning but bear in mind the Highway Code gets updated every now and then so it may not be the most up-to-date version. Still handy though.


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