Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
This paper explores Gray’s Social Stories when used with children and adolescence with Autism Spectrum Disorders when considering different components in the Social StoryTM package. Social StoriesTM have been utilized in many settings over the years to help individuals learn desired behavior when encountering new or difficult situations. In particular, this behavioral intervention is frequently used within the ASD population to address their difficulty with Theory of Mind or understanding and interpretation of situations, or others thoughts, feelings, or emotions. The literature pertaining to these peer-reviewed published articles is reviewed. Overall findings of effectiveness, contributions of different Social StoryTM components, directions for future research, and considerations for future implementation are discussed.
Foster, Jordan, "A Review of the Effectiveness of Social Stories Among Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders" (2015). Psychology Master's Theses. 4.