Recently updated, Zones of Regulation app for iPhone and iPad (4.99) and Zones of Regulation app for Android is a self-regulation game based on the curriculum “Zones of Regulation” created by Leah Kuypers, OTR. Her curriculum uses a cognitive approach to social thinking with regulation of alert level and emotions included.
Geared to primary, middle and high school students, it also is appropriate for adults. Leah Kupyers also has a book, Zones of Regulation – A Curriculum Designed to Foster Self-Regulation and Emotional Control”.
Have you or your students played the app?
I wanted to take a moment to highlight a FABULOUS, must-have app for both iOS and Android platforms to go with the curriculum, The Zones of Regulation! The Zones of Regulation (2011 Social Thinking Publishing), written by OTR, Leah Kuypers is one of the very best resources I have found to work with students on emotional regulation. The tools in this resource weave together concepts of Social Thinking (Michelle Garcia Winner – www.socialthinking.com), the Incredible 5 Point Scale (Kari Dunn-Buron & Mitzi Curtis – www.5pointscale.com), and elements of sensory integration, into a comprehensive program to teach emotional regulation to students. Using a cognitive behavioral approach, students are able to learn to categorize their emotions and levels of alertness into 4 colored “Zones”. Now, there is a mobile App to use to continue to reinforce skills learned!
The app was released last week and has an unbelievable price point of $4.99…
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