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.
Story 92: Who Helps Me with My Homework?
Every day I do work for my teacher.
He sets the work and asks an assistant to do it with me.
My assistant is called ………………………….
Sometimes my teacher wants us to do work at home, because there isn't time to do it all in school.
If I do the work at home, it helps me to get on better with the work in school.
If I don't do the work at home, I will get behind with my work at school.
When I work at home my mum/dad/brother helps me.
My teacher wants me to work with my mum the same way I work for my assistant at school.
The work she gives me is always something she knows I can ...