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.

When I Meet People
When I meet people

When we meet someone we say, ‘Hello.’ or, ‘Hi.’

If it is the first time we may shake hands.

If it is someone we love, like mum, we may have a hug.

It feels good to hug someone if you love them.

But if it is someone at school, they may be upset if you hug them or touch them.

I will hug my mum, dad, sister or brother because I love them.

But I will just say, ‘Hello,’ or ‘Hi,’ when I meet someone at school.

I will try not to touch them.

Then they will not be upset.

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