Are you teaching or supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) who are struggling with social rules and conventions? This book introduces you to the concept of social stories which are a positive and practical way to help children with these difficulties.

The new edition of this book has over 90 examples of social stories, including over 30 new stories and also contains a new section on: Why social stories are important; How to use them in your setting; How to write your own social stories

Suitable for use with children of any age, the book includes examples for those children with language delays, communication difficulties, difficult behavior, antisocial behavior, as well as those with autism.

Broken down into eight sections it is easy to find an example suitable for the situation you are facing so you can work together with the child to create their personal story.

A great book for any setting, the stories are practical and achievable, the language is down to earth and believable, and the subjects include those that we are often embarrassed to deal with. A must-have for the SEN practitioner.

What I Do in the Night Time
What I do in the night time

Every night I go to bed.

My little sister goes to bed.

My parents go to bed.

Most people go to bed so they can sleep.

We sleep for about eight hours every night.

Our bodies need this, so we won't be tired in the day.

Everyone has a right to a good night's sleep.

But some people need more sleep than others.

I usually wake up again after about three hours.

Then I get bored because I have no-one to play with.

I creep about the house and find things to do.

Sometimes I try to wake my sister up early.

This is very selfish.

It is not fair on her, as she needs more sleep than me.

It makes my parents cross, because they ...

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