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Social Stories: Ways to Support Your Kids with Difficult Content

Has your child ever asked you a question about current topics that you have found difficult to answer in a way that you think they could understand and reason?

Social stories are an increasingly used and often effective tool to explain such issues. Social stories are explained as a social learning tool which allows for the safe and meaningful exchange of information between parents, health professionals and children (Carol Gray). They are designed to be aimed at a level that children can understand and interpret. These social stories were first developed to be used for children with autism but have been developed to explain a number of major issues facing society today.

Below are some helpful resources of social stories relating to major issues that are / have recently had a major impact on Australia

Social Stories for Coronavirus: Social Story for Australian Bushfires

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