Social Stories Overview
Few evidence-based interventions have proven as effective as Social Stories. This course gives you a great foundation for understanding this tool. With rates of autism increasing, learning more about the power of Social Stories will help you to better educate, communicate with, and care for a student with autism. However, social stories can easily be understood and misapplied, which can reduce the efficacy of the intervention. This course lays the foundation by explaining the philosophy of the Social Story and why it’s effective with students. You’ll also learn more about social context and how it relates to autism. Then you’ll be introduced at a conceptual level to the ten criteria that distinguish Social Stories from other kinds of stories.