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Saturday, 10 April 2010

Social Stories

New Social Story event to be launched next month.
After months of very hard work, we are now ready to take the Social Stories training day out on the road. Special thanks to Stu the fabulous designer from as always his understanding of our vision is appreciated.

First two events:

Tuesday 11th May 2010
Premier Inn,
Main Road, Boreham
Chelmsford, Essex

Thursday 13th May 2010
Stonecross Manor Hotel
Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5HP

These will be quickly followed by a further 17 events up and down the country between
May and July.

The course will be run by Andrew our Senior SEN Consultant.

Course content:
A visual and auditory social and behavioural strategy for teaching and support staff who work with
young people with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.
The day will include:
• What is a social story?
• Why children with Autism and Asperger syndrome need social stories and how they can benefit from them.
• Different ways of writing and presenting social stories for different ages and levels of understanding.
• Some scenarios.
• Group activities.
• Once back in your own learning environment you are invited to design a Social Story and email it back to us
for guidance and editing.

Hope to see you there!