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First Day At School Helped By A Social Story

Today was a big step for us as Jenna starts Junior school. With Jenna’s learning difficulties we have had lots of problems, anxieties and very nervous about leaving the comfort and security of her infant school. Cumulating into first day at school nerves.

The TA at her infant school devised a social story for Jenna who has constantly read, looked at all summer to help calm her nerves. We did it Jenna went to school no meltdowns, no tears so proud of her. She stood in the playground, lined up and walked into school. We had a slight wobble just before she went in but she kept it all together.

First day at school

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12 comments on “First Day At School Helped By A Social Story

    • Thank you. Yes we had a photo book as well showing her the new teachers, etc.

      I hope that it all goes well for you on Monday xx

    • Thank you social stories are great for the kids to understand situations. if you need any help please give me a shout xx

  1. This is fantastic, I’m so glad it worked. I have been told about social stories but we haven’t used them yet. I can see us needing them as we get older. It’s so nice that her previous teacher took the time to do this for her.

    Thanks for linking up with Small Steps Amazing Achievements :0)
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