Writing & developing social stories : practical interventions in autism.

By: Smith, Caroline.
Series: A Speechmark Practical Resource Manual.Publisher: London, Speechmark, 2016Edition: Second edition.ISBN: 9781909301863.Other title: Writing and developing social stories : practical interventions in autism.Subject(s): AUTISM | SOCIAL STORIES | SOCIAL SKILLS | NARRATIVE THERAPY
Contents:
1. Introduction. - 2. Writing and implementing a social story. - 3. Sample stories. 4. Delivering training through social stories. SAMPLE STORIES: 1. Why we use the toilet at nursery. - 2. Answering questions in French lessons. - 3. How to get ready for training. - 4. My tummy. - 5. Sitting in the front of the car. - 6. Teasing.7. Home time. - 8. George's lunchtime story. - 9. Why people leave their door, window and gate open. - 10. Why it is OK to have a bath. - 11. The volume story. - 12. Parents' evening at school. - 13. What my friends do with their worries. - 14. Waiting at the doctor's surgery. - 15. Walking on the footpath in the car park. - 16. Bins. - 17. Hello time. - 18. Why children sit on the carpet. - Why children have pencils at my school. - 20. My new teachers. - 21. Wiping noses. 22. Things Pablo does well. - 23. Sharing Miss Warwick's time. - 24. What to do when the firebell rings. - 25. Watching TV with Mum. - 26. Housepoint assembly - why other children get a certificate. - 27. Computer time at school. - 28. Listening when maths gets hard. - 29. What happens when I am told off. - 30. Playing outside - why children take off their coats. - 31. Why it is important to walk past people carefully. - 32. Why it is important to sit down in lessons. - 33. Taking turns on the computer. - 34. Appropriate touching. - 35. Will my things still be here when I get back? - 36. What to do in Circle Time. - 37. Work experience. - 38. Assembly time. - 39. What to do with sand. - 40. Why it is important to have a shower. - 41. Shopping at the supermarket. - 42. Going to the Post Office. - 43. When it is OK to touch other people. - 44. How to keep fit and well. - 45. How to calm down.
Summary: This practical resource provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. In addition, there are examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable (and downloadable) resources for delivering training on the use of social stories. Based on detailed work carried out in homes, schools and pre-schools, this book offers practical support to anyone meeting the needs of a child or young adult with an autistic spectrum disorder, and with staff supporting adults with autism. Social stories are short stories intended for children and adults with autism to help them understand their social world and behave appropriately within it. This 2nd edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
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1. Introduction. - 2. Writing and implementing a social story. - 3. Sample stories. 4. Delivering training through social stories.
SAMPLE STORIES:
1. Why we use the toilet at nursery. - 2. Answering questions in French lessons. - 3. How to get ready for training. - 4. My tummy. - 5. Sitting in the front of the car. - 6. Teasing.7. Home time. - 8. George's lunchtime story. - 9. Why people leave their door, window and gate open. - 10. Why it is OK to have a bath. - 11. The volume story. - 12. Parents' evening at school. - 13. What my friends do with their worries. - 14. Waiting at the doctor's surgery. - 15. Walking on the footpath in the car park. - 16. Bins. - 17. Hello time. - 18. Why children sit on the carpet. - Why children have pencils at my school. - 20. My new teachers. - 21. Wiping noses. 22. Things Pablo does well. - 23. Sharing Miss Warwick's time. - 24. What to do when the firebell rings. - 25. Watching TV with Mum. - 26. Housepoint assembly - why other children get a certificate. - 27. Computer time at school. - 28. Listening when maths gets hard. - 29. What happens when I am told off. - 30. Playing outside - why children take off their coats. - 31. Why it is important to walk past people carefully. - 32. Why it is important to sit down in lessons. - 33. Taking turns on the computer. - 34. Appropriate touching. - 35. Will my things still be here when I get back? - 36. What to do in Circle Time. - 37. Work experience. - 38. Assembly time. - 39. What to do with sand. - 40. Why it is important to have a shower. - 41. Shopping at the supermarket. - 42. Going to the Post Office. - 43. When it is OK to touch other people. - 44. How to keep fit and well. - 45. How to calm down.

This practical resource provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. In addition, there are examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable (and downloadable) resources for delivering training on the use of social stories. Based on detailed work carried out in homes, schools and pre-schools, this book offers practical support to anyone meeting the needs of a child or young adult with an autistic spectrum disorder, and with staff supporting adults with autism. Social stories are short stories intended for children and adults with autism to help them understand their social world and behave appropriately within it. This 2nd edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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