This social story helps teach what a gift is, what it means, and the steps that are expected when getting a gift. It also teaches about the emotions involved with gift getting. You can download a pdf version here.
My Potty Story is used with individuals who are potty-training and are ready to learn the process of going to the bathroom. Social stories include pictures with short blurbs. This book includes step-by-step instructions on going to the bathroom. This support, along with others are available in Spanish as well.
Tantrums Don’t Help Me Fix a Problem is a social story created by TAP. This particular social story is written to help children understand why tantrums will not fix their problem. It also helps the child with positive ways to deal with their emotions, such as using their words, instead of throwing objects. Social stories […]
This is a tricky question to answer. Individuals with ASD are complex and unique so finding ways to best support them depends on the individual and their goals. Below, we’ve outlined a few interventions that you would want to be familiar with. On our “Community Autism Specialists” page we have contact information for area resources. […]
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 […]
We Can Make It Better! Strategies to Motivate and Engage Young Learners in Social Problem-Solving Through Flexible Stories by Elizabeth M. Delsandro. (XSS Delsa 2010) Students develop a connection to the characters in the authors’ stories and are earger to learn about the new adventures. If available, item can be checked out from the resource […]
Autism & PDD: Picture Stories & Language Activities Social Skills 5 Book Set by Patricia Snair Koski (XSS Koski 2008) Each of the five books starts with a chapter of lesson plans which is followed by eight social stories. Each story comes with four colored pictures and accompanying sentence strips. Students role-play the wrong ways to act […]
Writing Social Stories with Carol Gray by Carol Gray (VHS tapes) (XSS Gray 2000writing) In this videotape Carol Gray explains her development of Social Stories as a way to communicate and receive ideas from her pupils. The accompanying 71 page workbook is filled with examples and exercises demonstrated in the video. If available, item can […]
The New Social Story Book by Carol Gray, Sue Jonker (Editor). (XSS Gray 2000story) Social stories provide individuals with autism with accurate information regarding situations they encounter. For some students with autism, this type of written information has a positive impact on their responses to social situations. Social stories have also been used successfully used […]
Going to the Grocery Store (Social Stories, 3) by Cindy A. Bailey (XSS Baile 2002grocery) (Board book) A social skills book with pictures to assist children in knowing what to do when they go to the grocery store. Pp. 22. (other) If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.