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.

Why We Eat Oranges
Why we eat oranges

Everyone brings different things in their lunch boxes.

Some people eat things that I don't like.

Some people don't like things that I eat.

Some people eat oranges.

Oranges are round, orange and shiny.

They have peel on the outside and slices full of juice on the inside.

When you squash them or bite them, all the juice comes out.

Orange juice is good to drink.

It is mixed with water to make Orange Squash and Orange Pop.

I like these drinks.

Orange juice contains Vitamin C.

This helps me to grow strong and stay healthy.

I will try to eat oranges and drink orange juice every day.

Then I will be healthy.

I will feel good.

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