How to Write Effective Social Stories: A Practical Guide for Parents and Educators

Have you ever witnessed a child who struggles with social skills? Perhaps you’ve noticed a child who finds it hard to make friends, understand social cues, or behave appropriately in social situations. It can be a challenging and frustrating experience, both for the child and those who care for them. But there is hope. Social … Read more

What Are Social Stories?

If you’re a parent or teacher you know how important it is to help your child develop social and emotional skills. But what if your child has trouble understanding social situations, communicating their emotions, or making friends? It can be a challenge to know how best to support them. That’s where social stories come in. … Read more

“A SECRET” Problem-Solving Method for Adolescents with Sensory Struggles

Problem Solving Methods for Autistic Teens

Excerpted with permission from The Out-of- Sync Child Grows Up: Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A. © 2016 by Out-of- Sync Child, Inc. TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Adolescents and young adults with SPD frequently feel uncomfortable or get “stuck” in sensory … Read more