For most children on the spectrum, Printable Autism Social Stories for Children with Autism can really HELP make skills and situation that they are not comfortable with easier to understand and cope with.
Printable Autism Social Stories for Children with Autism ARE used to help prepare children for new situations: For example: Transitions, Going to the Dentist or even getting a haircut.
The social story uses visual images and first person text to describe the situation in terms of the relevant social cues, in a way they can understand.
Printable Autism Social Stories for Children with Autism answer the “wh” questions – who, what, why, when and where as well as “HOW” and should also offer an insight into the thoughts, feelings and emotions of others which is an area of marked weakness in most autistic children.
The social story is easy to implement and needs no formal training to use, they can be adapted to personalize them, printed and used again and again.
Printable Autism Social Stories for Children with Autism need to be visual, as the majority of autistic children ARE visual thinkers and learners, which means that they think in images/pictures and that language is secondary.
Visual Social Stories
Visual social stories are easy to use and can be implemented in the same manner as social stories.
The visual social story uses small laminated cards approx. 8 x 11cm in size. The visual social story is broken into small sections and each piece of the social story is printed onto one side of the card.
The visual social story can be used to help teach social and communication skills and behaviours for example: brushing teeth, recess, break time, moving house and so on…
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