We're Here to Help

We have a lot of resources and it can be tough to know where to begin! That's why we are here to help. If your questions about placing an order aren’t answered below, please contact us. Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm PST; we’re closed on major holidays.


Your Support Team (back row followed by front row, left to right)

Kathy Knudson, Tina Ponzetti, Vanessa Alcantar, Marina Kashlinsky, Lilah Aguda, Sarah Halicki, Sarah Osteraas, Elena Samsanova, Nate Kretz, David Yanez. Not pictured: Debbie Meringolo, Trish Brady.


Contact Us

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm Pacific Time


Closed on major US holidays
404 Saratoga Ave. #200 Santa Clara, CA 95050

Common Questions About Ordering


Sole Source

Is Social Thinking a Sole Source Provider?

Yes, we are the Sole Source Provider of Social Thinking products (though we carry other products too.) Download our Sole Source letter and product list for more details.


ISBN/Item Numbers and Registration Forms

Do you have a registration form?

Yes! In most cases.

Conferences: Go to the conference webpage you're interested in, and download the conference-specific registration form near the top of the page.

eLearning: Download the eLearning registration form.

Products: We don’t have a registration form for our books, posters, games, etc., but you may download our product list which may be helpful.

Where do I find a product’s ISBN/item number?

ISBN/item numbers are located near the top of product webpages under “Quick Info.” You may also download our product list to locate this information.


Shipping Estimates and Sales Quotes

How do I get a sales quote?

If you need a quote, please email with your billing and shipping address information and a list of what you’d like to order.

How do I calculate the shipping cost for my order?

To calculate the cost of shipping your order, just add the desired products to your cart, input the destination zip code and click “Calculate” to see a list of shipping options and the exact cost associated with each option. If no shipping options are shown, please contact us with your order details and we’ll provide you with a shipping estimate.


Shipping Internationally

I don’t live in the U.S. Do you ship internationally

Absolutely! We also have distributors in other countries that can help you save on shipping costs and delivery time. See if there's a distributor near you.


Tax Exempt, Purchase Orders and Vendor Applications

How can I get Social Thinking to complete a vendor application?

Please email with your request and we’ll get back to you in a timely manner.

How can I place an order using a Tax Exempt ID number?

If your organization is tax exempt, please send a copy of your Tax Exemption Certificate along with your purchase order. Be sure to include your name, email address, and Tax Exempt ID number.

How do I submit a Purchase Order?

There are many ways to submit a purchase order (PO)! For each method, please include your name, email address, and—if applicable—your organization’s Tax Exempt ID and Exemption Certificate.

  • Online through our website: See below for instructions
  • Email:
  • Fax: (408) 557-8594
  • Mail: Social Thinking, 404 Saratoga Ave. #200 Santa Clara, CA 95050


Submitting a Purchase Order Online

Submitting a purchase order (PO) through our website enables your order to be processed more quickly, and ensures you’ll receive the latest online discounts. Here are the four easy steps to submit your PO through our website:

  • Step 1: Browse the site for what you’d like to purchase by using the search field or quick links in the top navigation.
  • Step 2: When you find an item you’d like to purchase, click the "Add To Cart" button.
  • Step 3: Once everything you’d like to buy has been added to your cart, click the cart icon to go to your shopping cart and click the “Checkout” button.
  • Step 4: Log in to your account, or create a new account if this is your first purchase with us. Once logged in, you will be asked to select one of three payment options: Credit Card, Purchase Order, or PayPal. Click “Purchase Order" and fill out the information; if you are not affiliated with a school please enter "n/a" in the School District field. Next, click the “Attach PO” button to upload a digital copy of your PO. Complete the checkout process and you’re done!

Tax ID and W9

How do I get Social Thinking's W-9?

What is Social Thinking's Tax ID#?

Our Tax ID# 20-5426031


Order Tracking and Returns

What’s your return policy?

Our Guarantee

We take tremendous pride not only in the quality of what’s inside our products and what you’ll get out of them—but in how they’re made. We continually evaluate manufacturing standards in each product we sell—so it’s easy for us to stand behind every one of them. In the rare instance you encounter a problem related to defective materials and/or manufacture of a product published by and purchased through Social Thinking, we want to hear about it—and we’ll replace it for free. (Normal “wear and tear” resulting from use is excluded.) Simply email us at and include a digital image and description of the problem. Unfortunately, we cannot replace Social Thinking products purchased through other vendors or products that are out of production. Some additional restrictions may apply.

Return Policy

You may return new items purchased from Social Thinking for any reason within 30 days of delivery for a full refund, provided they are in resaleable condition. Any discount received in purchasing the item(s) will be reflected in the return amount.

If the return is due to our error (e.g., you received an incorrect item), we’ll pay the return shipping cost. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days to process returns once they arrive at our office.

Ship Returns To:

Social Thinking
Attn: Returns
404 Saratoga Ave. # 200
Santa Clara, CA 95050

How do I track my order?

When you place an order for a physical product (and include your email address), you’ll receive an email with the tracking number and a link so you can track your order right to your doorstep. It’ll be shipped no later than the following business day so you can start learning in no time!

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