Advanced Pediatric Therapies

Kid-Powered

on February 7, 2013

Social Stories are a wonderful way to make everyday situations into visual stories that can be referenced and discussed later. Here is one simple example of a social story I recently created with one of my clients based on a particular area of struggle. I used my IPAD and downloaded the free white board application “JOT”. It’s very simple to use.
The story below illustrates a very basic interaction between a brother and sister that always results in the loss of something desirable (toy). Having this simple script available for review can help your child more easily process what occurred that caused an undesirable result (and also help him begin to predict what will happen in the future if the behavior occurrs again). This story does not have alternative behaviors. After reviewing the simple sequence of events that took place, I suggest creating another story where you and your child…

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