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8 Social Stories for Expected Behavior in School

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With the school year back in full swing, you may have encountered a number of obstacles so far.


With the school year back in full swing, you may have encountered a number of obstacles so far. When it comes to behavior in school, the rules that apply to home and other public spaces may shift and look a little different. This change can cause a disruption in what may have otherwise been a child on track with their behaviors. Caregivers can help their child with autism adjust to the rules of the new environment by teaching them about classroom rules, social cues, and other acceptable behavior in school.

Resources for Understanding Behavior in School:

Understanding the difference between behavior in school, at home, or in other public places may be confusing to your child with autism. Try the following social stories to talk your child through what makes school different and what types of behaviors work for that environment!

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