Many children and young people benefit from visual interventions to help them understand social situations. Social stories are a helpful way to explain to some children with additional support needs what is happening or what has changed. This allows them to understand, predict and prepare for a new situation or change.
Social stories can be used for a variety of different topics and themes. The following is an example about making good choices in the classroom.
The following websites and resources will provide you with an introduction to using social stories and also guidelines on how to write them.
Support for using social stories
Click on the following links below to access the resources: