Social Stories

Social stories to help kids (and adults) with autism, and anxiety, or any other social/emotional needs.

A Social Story to Prepare Children for Doctor’s Appointments

A Social Story to Prepare Children for Doctor’s Appointments

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Below you will find a social story about going to the doctor, to help children prepare for check-ups/appointments. But first some quick instructions and information… You will need Adobe Reader (free download) to view this story. If you can’t see the story from a mobile device, go to a desktop or laptop computer or tryContinue Reading

A Story to Teach Kids to Calmly Respond to the Word “No!”

A Story to Teach Kids to Calmly Respond to the Word “No!”

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If you have read my articles on positive behavior support, you know that I am not a big fan of the word “no” when it comes to telling kids what they can’t have. Research and my own experiences show that telling kids what they can have instead, empathizing with their feelings, offering choices, and explainingContinue Reading

An Interactive Social Story to Prepare Kids for the School Day

An Interactive Social Story to Prepare Kids for the School Day

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Below you will find an interactive social story about going to school. The story can be used to help children prepare for a typical school day including their first day of school. You can also read this story with your child to practice reading skills. First Some Quick Instructions: You will need Adobe Reader (freeContinue Reading

An Interactive Story to Teach Kids About Restaurant Behavior

An Interactive Story to Teach Kids About Restaurant Behavior

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Below you will find an interactive social story that you can use to teach a child how to behave in a restaurant. But first some quick instructions and information… You will have to scroll through the PDF to view this whole story. You will also need Adobe Reader (free download). If you can’t see theContinue Reading

Taking Children with Autism to a Ball Game

Taking Children with Autism to a Ball Game

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This video gives ideas for how to support parents who may be worried or afraid to take a child with sensory needs/autism on an outing in the community. I thought the inspirational message and hope was definitely worth sharing with our visitors. Please forgive the ad at the start of the video. After this video checkContinue Reading