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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #3: January 2019

January 20, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #3: January 2019

Well, hello, AAC friends! If you’re looking to catch up on some AAC content, you’re in the right place. Here’s what we’ve been up to. Monday – Core Boards in the Classroom: 3 Ways to Individualize to Meet Student Needs Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Language Development Across the School Day Thursday – PrAACtical Resources: Social Stories and Narratives :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: While you’re here, could you do us a favor? We’re trying to get input on AAC terminology from the people who use it most. Click here to complete a quick survey. It’s all multiple choice (checkboxes) and shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes. No names or emails are collected. Thank you! :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still have an appetite for some AAC reading? These posts from the archives may be of interest. Reducing Prompt Dependence in AAC Learners: 5 Things to Try When Helping Isn’t Helping: Prompt Awareness... [Read More...]

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PrAACtical Resources: Social Stories and Narratives

January 17, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

PrAACtical Resources: Social Stories and Narratives

Social narratives are a promising intervention for people with autism and others who need assistance in understanding the expectations for various situations. The term Social Story, coined by Dr. Carol Gray, refers to one specific type of social narrative that has particular rules for its structure and development. Social narratives, a broader term, includes other kinds of stories that help AAC learners and others better understand the expectations of various situations. They are often used when building an understanding of various life experiences, such as how to respond in a fire drill or what to expect on a trip to the doctor. Here are some helpful resources with more information on social stories and social narratives. AFIRM Module for Learning About Social Narratives (comprehensive tutorial) Carol Gray: What are Social Stories? Overview of Social Stories About Social Stories Social Stories and Behavioral Issues Making Social Narratives with iMovie  Sample Social Narratives and... [Read More...]

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5 Resources for Social Narratives

July 29, 2013 by - 2 Comments

5 Resources for Social Narratives

Social Stories™ are a research-supported strategy for helping people to better understand situations and concepts by making these events and the expected behavior within the events more explicit. Initially developed by Carol Gray of The Gray Center, they have a specific structure with rules for development. Here’s a quick overview. Other people have developed their own form of social narratives with similar goals but a more flexible structure. If you’re looking for information and ideas for using social stories and narratives, take a look at some of the resources below. First, let’s take care of an important question that should be on the mind of anyone thinking about using social narratives. Where’s the evidence regarding the effectiveness of this strategy? Lucky for us, much of it has been collected at the National Professional Development Center on ASD. Here in our own state, the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Network’s Region 2 Wiki... [Read More...]

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