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.

Science Will Be OK
Science will be ok

In my new school we have science lessons.

In the science labs there are some Bunsen burners.

Sometimes we have to do some investigations, which means using the Bunsen burners.

We usually do this in pairs or in groups.

Each of us has to do a part of the work.

This includes lighting the Bunsen burner, observing what happens and taking notes, and then clearing away.

I don't feel comfortable with fire.

It makes me a bit scared.

But the teacher has to make some very strict rules about using Bunsen burners, so that no-one gets hurt.

I will not be made to work the Bunsen burners.

I can do one of the other tasks instead.

I will not get hurt.

We will all be safe.

When we have done a ...

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