Social stories are written to share meaningful and accurate information to define, describe and explain accurate information in a meaningful way to enhance the students social understanding.
Social stories are great for increasing a students understanding of socially appropriate behaviours and interactions.
This social story explores dental hygiene and what to expect when going to the dentist.
Visual supports are included to enhance the students understanding of the written word.
To supplement this social story remember that you can support your students or child by slowly introducing them to dentists. This would include visiting local dentists, looking up video’s and photos of what to expect when going to the dentist and talking about your own experience at the dentist. All of these will help to reinforce the concepts and explanation provided in this social story.