Using Social Stories to Teach and Generalize Skills

 

Social Stories ™ are  great teaching tools for individuals with autism.
By using personalized text and illustrations, they provide a way to
give the learner information that he or she may not be able to learn
in more classic teaching settings. They are appropriate for learners
of all ages. This workshop will address:

  • Definition of Social Stories ™ including defining criteria
  • How to determine a skill, concept, context, or achievement to
    be addressed by the Social Story ™
  • How to create Social Stories ™ using Carol Gray’s 10 defining criteria
  • Common errors in writing and using Social Stories ™

About the Presenter

Bobbie J. Gallagher, M.A.  BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Founder of the Autism Center for Educational Services, LLC. Bobbie has worked in the field of autism since 1997, shortly after the two youngest of her three children were diagnosed with autism. Bobbie is a private consultant to families, schools, and agencies, and adjunct professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she is also pursuing her PhD in ABA. Bobbie is also the author of "A Brick Wall - How a Boy With No Words Spoke to the World".

 
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