This resource is designed to help you create a personalized social story. Social stories can be used to support individuals with autism in both new and familiar situations.
This site has developed social stories within the following areas: Family Social Situation, Errands, and Work Situations. The work situations, in particular, are of immense importance to those in the ASD community.
Small World Special Needs is a multi-cultural resource hub for families, educators, clinicians and therapists helping children with special needs to share resources and information. This site has a collection of social stories about pre-school, school and playground activities, friendships, waiting, paying attention, and other life situations. To view the social stories, follow the link to the Small World Special Needs website. Under the "Videos and Tip Sheets" tab on top, select "Social Skills."
In preparation for the Pope visit and Mass held in Philadelphia in September 2015, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health prepared a social story supporting families of individuals with autism in Philadelphia, and beyond, who wanted to participate in the historic visit. This resource is helpful for dealing with vast amount of stimuli and unfamiliar and non-routine circumstances.
This website provides information on Carol Gray, a Consultant to children, adolescents and adults with autism, who has done extensive work in the development of Social Stories. Information on what a social story is, its historical context, and additional resources are also provided.
This website provides a list of free social stories covering everything from behavior to toilet training. Also included are stories showing sequential processing and the steps for what to expect in a variety of activities. Some are text only and others include pictures.
This website contains free resources for Jewish high holidays from Gateways and includes visual supports to help make blessings simple, accessible and understandable for students with a variety of disabilities.
Autism Speaks partnered with the University of Washington READI Lab (Research in Early Autism Detection and Intervention) to provide a series of personalized and customizable PowerPoint templates that parents and therapists can use to explain social situations to children with autism. Families are invited to individualize these story templates with your own photos or pictures to help your child know what to expect and how to act in a variety of everyday situations.