Free Social Story Examples

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Social Story Examples

There are over 40 different topics explored through social story examples listed alphabetically:


Asking For Help Social Story

A social story giving some rules on how to ask for help.


Being Wrong Social Story

Getting things wrong is a normal every day experience but can make us feel uncomfortable...


Believing in God

A social story explaining that some people believe in God and some people don't and that it is not OK to be unkind to someone because they have different beliefs.


Biting Social Story

A social story explaining why it not OK to bite other people.


Blood Tests Social Stories

Social stories providing reassuring information about blood tests and why they are important.


Body Odour Social Story

A social story explaining what body odour is and ways of managing it.


Breaking Things Social Story

Social stories exploring accidental and deliberate breaking of things.


Brushing Teeth Social Story

A social story explaining why brushing teeth is important for our health and our interactions with others.


Bullying Social Stories

Social Stories about being bullied and being a bully.


Butting in on a conversation

A social story explaining when it is OK and not OK to interrupt a conversation.


Calling Out Social Story

A social story explaining why calling out in class is not acceptable.


Changing for PE and Games Social Story

A social story explaining why it is important to change for PE and Games lessons.


Coughs and Sneezes Social Story Example

A social story explaining why it is important to cover the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.


Diabetes

A social story helping to explain what diabetes (type 1) is and how it affects people.


Diabetes

A social story explaining the social rules for eye contact during a conversation.


Feeling Anxious Social Story

A social story explaining what feeling anxious is and what to do about it.


Feeling Down Social Story

A social story describing how the ups and downs of life are quite normal.


Feeling Jealous Social Story

This social story describes how feeling jealous is OK but being unkind because of jealousy is not OK.


Feeling Sad Social Story

A social story explaining how people express sadness and that everyone feels sad sometimes.


Fireworks Social Story

Social stories explaining why people celebrate with fireworks and advice on what to do if you find them too noisy or frightening.


Flatulence Social Story

Social stories exploring the bodily function of flatulence and the use of language to describe it.


Gaining Attention Social Story

A social story providing an opportunity to sort ways of gaining someone's attention into polite and rude categories.


Getting Lost Social Stories

A social story giving advice and strategies for dealing with getting lost.


Hitting Social Story

A social story explaining why it is unkind to hit other people.


Homework Social Story

A social story explaining why homework is set by schools and why it is important to do it.


Indoor Voice Social Story

A social story explaining the social rules for talking indoors in a conversational voice.


Kicking Social Stories

Social stories explaining that it is not OK to kick other people.


Kissing People Social Story

A social story explaining the social rules around kissing family, friends and other people.


Loud Noises Social Story

A social story explaining how to manage intrusive noises and that it is OK to be different in how we hear sounds.


Lying Social Story

A social story explaining the social rules about lying to people.


Personal Space

A social story providing information about people's need for personal space.


Picking Your Nose  Social Stories

Social stories explaining how picking your nose in front of others is not OK.


Rough Play

A social story explaining why rough play is not allowed in schools.


Running In School Social Story

A social story explaining why it is unsafe to run inside school.


Running Off Social Story

A social story about how running off from your parent is not OK.


Saying Please Social Story

A social story explaining that it is polite to say please when asking for things.


Saying Thank You

A social story explaining that it is polite to say thank you when when people do things for us.


School Uniform

A social story explaining why a school may make its students wear school uniform.


Shouting Social Story

A social story explaining why people shout and how shouting can upset people or make them angry or cross.


Spitting Social Story

A social story explaining why spitting is unpleasant and makes adults very cross.


Suicidal Thoughts Social Story

A social story about having suicidal thoughts.


Supermarket Shopping Social Story

A social story explaining how to manage a trip to the supermarket.


Swearing Social Story

A social story explaining why people swear and why swearing is not OK.


Talking While Eating Social Story

A social story explaining the social rules about talking whilst eating.


Telling The Truth Social Story

A social story explaining why it is important to tell the truth.


Touching Yourself Social Story

A social story explaining the social rules for touching our private parts.


Transition Social Stories

Social stories to support transition between school years and schools.


Waking Up Early Social Story

A social story explaining what to do when you wake up early.


Wearing Clothes Social Story

A social story explaining why and when people wear clothes.

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