Use of Social Stories to Improve Self-Regulation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics
Date Published: 
February 26, 2013

Social stories, an intervention used to define a skill, concept or situation in socially appropriate terms, were used to promote self-regulation techniques in a self-contained preschool classroom. While implementation of self-regulation strategies varied among the children, all showed an increase in desired behaviors with the intervention.