Circles Social Skills Utility™ defines and clarifies appropriate social boundaries and helps users recognize and practice them. Learn appropriate levels of touch for everyone.
The user will identify key differences between people in their life, like community helpers, professionals, and complete strangers.
Circles Social Skills Utility™ teaches abuse prevention techniques and how to identify signs of abuse such as exploitation, inappropriate touch, and more.
Our touch interface, adapted from the Circles® paradigm, allows for a new, interactive, never-before-seen teaching experience!
Choose from icons of all ages and customize skin tone and hair color. We even have different community helper icons for users to personalize!
Take and upload photos of real people in your life. Customize the way you teach with Circles Social Skills Utility™—add real people to your circles with the touch of the screen!
Teach multiple users the Circles® paradigm. Now an entire classroom can enjoy the Circles Social Skills Utility™ and gain the benefits of practicing social boundaries together.
Now you can teach the Circles® curriculum from anywhere, with anybody. Circles Social Skills Utility™ is available for download in the Apple App store for your iPad.
Cindy Garwood reached out to us a few months ago with questions about the app. She’s a teacher for the Moderate/Severe Program at her high school, had been using the Circles curriculum for a long time.
Both Cindy and her students were excited about the app’s release: “I’m so excited to try it out! My boys are totally “in love” with Faith. We are learning the Circle Jumping. It’s so helpful to teach boundaries to my teenage boys!“...
You can read Cindy's full story by heading over to our blog!
Keeping our children & students safe and protecting them from abuse and exploitation is a major concern for parents and educators. Fundamental to this effort is teaching children to understand social boundaries and helping them to learn what level of intimacy and touch is appropriate AND inappropriate within these boundaries.
The Circles Social Skills Utility™ is an innovative way to teach children that the degree of closeness they have with other people and how they touch them, depends on the kind of relationship they have with them. Simply stated, “It’s OK to hug your Mother; it’s not OK to hug the mail carrier”. The Circles Social Skills Utility™ is designed to make such distinctions crystal clear while allowing you to customize them to your unique situation. Perhaps in your family, the mail carrier is your mother! READ MORE...
A basic introduction and readiness tutorial to the Circles® rules of appropriate touch. Circles Social Skills Utility™ is designed to incorporate parent or caregiver guidance.
An excellent instructional and practice supplement for students who are learning or are already familiar with the best-selling, proven-effective Circles® social boundaries curriculum. Limited time introductory price!
EXCELLENT! Circles® is THE BEST PROGRAM that we have to teach our students how to RECOGNIZE AND RESPECT social boundaries.Melanie Chater Teacher
Circles® has become a standard teaching tool in sex education programs for the developmentally disabled.Winifred Kempton MSW
For many years Circles® has provided the children and adolescents we serve a concrete way of understanding the abstract concepts of relationships and relationship safety.Barbara Tylenda PhD, ABPP, Center for Autism and Developmental Disibilities
The Circles® Curriculum was fantastic! I saw real improvements in the students I worked with learning how to interact appropriately with others.Karina Cartwright Supported Employment Program
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