Early years: Child can find it difficult to understand or use social rules of communication

Suggested strategies and links.

Strategies and approaches:

  • Use modelling / role play.
  • Implement small group sessions .
  • Use social stories.
  • Give prompts – symbols, signing systems.
  • Use visual supports for routines e.g. Now (you are doing this) and Next (you are going to be doing that) boards.

Information from the National Autistic Society on social stories:

Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations

What is a Social Story

Carol Gray Social Stories