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.

Nobody Will Steal My Things
Nobody will steal my things

Everyone in my class has a pencil case.

We keep our most important things in it, such as pencil, crayons, rubber, ruler.

We all have the same equipment, but they don't all look the same.

Everybody knows which is theirs and which is mine.

Nobody needs to take my things, but sometimes we may share them.

The school rule says that we don't take things without the owner's permission.

This means we can trust each other not to steal.

So it is OK to leave my pencil case on my desk or in my tray.

I will trust my friends not to take my things.

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