Writing & Developing Social Stories
Practical Intervention in Autism
This practical resource provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. In addition, there are examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable resources for delivering training on the use of social stories.
Based on detailed work carried out in homes, schools and pre-schools, this book offers practical support to anyone meeting the needs of a child or young adult with an autistic spectrum disorder. Social stories are short stories intended for children with autism to help them understand their social world and behave appropriately within it. The stories:
"We were most impressed by the manuscript and feel it will provide an excellent resource. The academic background is sound, and the general presentation is very user friendly."
Maureen Aarons & Tessa Gittens, Specialist SLTs
Introduction; Writing a Social Story; Sample Stories; Delivering Training about Social Stories
Parents and carers, speech & language therapists, health visitors, clinical & educational psychologists, youth workers, teachers, SENCOs, learning support assistants and education-welfare officers.
About the author
Caroline Smith has worked as a Principal Educational Psychologist and a Specialist Educational Psychologist working in the area of language impairment and autism, having formerly been a teacher for more than fifteen years. Caroline has extensive experience of working with pre-school and school aged children in mainstream and special school settings.
ISBN 0 86388 432 6 Price £35.99 + p&p A4, wire-o-bound
To order this title, or the latest Speechmark catalogue contact:
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copyright © 2011 by Caroline.R.Smith