Episode 8: Using Social Narratives in the Special Education Classroom

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Check out the full episode to get everything you need to learn about social narratives.

In this episode, Lisa delves into the concept of social narratives, also known as Social Stories, originally coined by Carol Gray. Social narratives serve to help children with disabilities comprehend past or future events, aiding in scenarios ranging from daily routines to significant life changes.

Lisa emphasizes the importance of tailoring narratives to individual students, using specific language, and incorporating visuals for better understanding.

Join Lisa in episode 8 for a step-by-step guide to creating and implementing social narratives effectively.

Episode Highlights:

  • Social narratives, or Social Stories, help children with disabilities understand past or future events.
  • Tailor narratives to individual students, using concise language and incorporating visuals.
  • Avoid threatening language or complex sentences; clarity and positivity are essential.
  • Pair social narratives with complementary interventions like video modeling or role-playing for effectiveness.

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