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 Like to Do Pictures
I like to do pictures

Every day I do work for my teacher.

Some work is writing, some work is pictures.

When I was in the infants I did pictures every day, and took them home to show my mum.

But in junior and senior school we do not have to take pictures home.

All our work goes in our books and we keep it in our tray.

When my mum comes to school she can see my books if she wants to.

I will only do pictures when my teacher asks me.

Then I will put it in my book and keep it at school, in my tray.

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