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 Can Have More Than One Friend
I can have more than one friend

Every day we go out to play, in between lessons, and at lunch time.

I like to play with my friend ………………………….

She likes to play with me some of the time.

But she also has other friends she likes to play with.

If I play with ……………………………. all the time, she will not be able to play with her other friends.

She may get fed up with me, and not want to play with me at all.

I will ask ……………………………‥ if I can play with her.

If she says no I will not get cross.

I will play by myself, or I can ask somebody else if they will play with me.

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