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.

Mucking About!
Mucking about!

Every day my teacher gives us work to do.

We all do the same work.

My teacher tries to help children who need a bit of help.

But there a lot of children in the class, and he can't get round all of us.

So we have to work on our own.

Some children are able to work on their own.

But some children find this hard.

When they don't like the work, they muck about.

My friend ……………………… likes to muck about a lot.

He keeps talking to me all the time.

I like talking to him and having a laugh.

This makes it hard for other children to do their work.

This is not fair on them.

The school rules say “The teacher has a right to teach.

The children have a right to ...

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