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.

Wet Playtime
Wet playtime

Every day we have playtime.

I like to go out and run around.

I like to go out at the same time every day.

But sometimes it rains or snows.

Then we all stay indoors.

We stay indoors and play with toys or games.

We don't know when the rain will come. Sometimes I get upset when we can't go out.

Nobody else gets upset. They all play indoors.

When the rain stops we can all go outside again.

I will try not to get upset when it rains.

I will play indoors with my friends.

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