How to write Social Stories™

There are specific guidelines and criteria for writing Social Stories™. To learn to write them as developed and defined by Carol Gray, you have the following options:

  • Watch the DVD Writing Social Stories™ with Carol Gray
  • Attend a presentation by Carol Gray (check here for her speaking schedule)
  • Attend a presentation by a member of "Team Social Stories™" a handful of people selected and trained by Carol to teach others how to write Social Stories™  (Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are interested in having a member speak for your conference or other event).
  • Brush up on your skills using Social Stories™ 10.0 guidelines and criteria for writing a Social Story™. (This is a downloadable pdf file available for purchase on our web site).
  • Purchase Carol Gray's newest book, The New Social Story Book: 10th Anniversary Edition, which contains Social Stories 10.1 tutorials (updated from Social Stories 10.0) and 150 sample Stories, with a CD which allows you to revise and print the Stories for your audience.
  • Learn more about using Social Stories™ in conjunction with other instructional methods--and about the research required to write a proper and effective Social Story™ using Revealing the Hidden Social Code by Marie Howley and Eileen Arnold
  • Social Stories™ DVDs (Storymovies) by Carol Gray (Click here for the titles of the Stories contained on the first volume of Storymovies)

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