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.

I Will Try Not to Keep Butting in
I will try not to keep butting in

Every day we talk to each other when we are doing our work.

I listen to things people say and I want to join in.

So I often butt in to other people's conversations.

This annoys those people and they usually get cross with me.

Then I get cross too.

My teacher hears the argument and gets cross too.

Then I get into trouble.

This happens again and again.

Why does this keep happening?

Because I listen to other people's conversations.

When two people are talking it is private.

This means it is just for them only.

It is bad manners to butt in.

I will try not to butt in to other people's conversations.

Then I will not get into trouble.

Then they will ...

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