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.

Sharing My Stuff with Friends
Sharing my stuff with friends

When my friends play with me at school or at my house, sometimes they like to touch my toys or my things.

If I go to their house I might like to look at their things and play with them.

This is what friends do.

If they won't let me share their things then that wouldn't be very friendly.

I don't like it when people want to share my things. It makes me feel uncomfortable.

But my friends will think I am selfish and unfriendly if I don't share my things with them.

I will try to share my things with my friends.

It is OK to let them touch them and play with them.

Then they will not think I am selfish.

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