Social Stories and Social Narratives

Social Stories and social narrative are used to help children with ASD understand a certain behavior, the social environment, their peers, etc.  A social story is a simple book, written in clear and concise terms that help a child with ASD better understand or prepare for a certain issue.  Often using Boardmaker, the story is written, illustrated and bound together into a book to better help the child comprehend and cope with the problem they face.

There are a lot of great resources for creating Social Stories and social narratives on the web, but here’s a list of some of our favorites.

Social Stories is a term trademarked by the Grey Center.  These other tools, are similar intervention, but they use different names because they are not official Social Stories.

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