The teenage years are for most of us probably our most social years. However if your autistic they can be the most confusing.
Many parents of autistic teenagers struggle to find methods to help their child cope with this stage in their life. As a youngster people are far more forgiving of odd behaviors but as your autistic child grows the odd behaviors will become more apparent and can make them the butt of jokes and lead to social isolation.
Social skills stories as a strategy offers teenagers on the autism spectrum no matter what their ability level, help and coping strategies through the transition into adolescents and adulthood.
Many parents of autistic teenagers recommend that preparing your autistic teen for puberty using social stories as a strategy is beneficial and have seen positive results.
Using social skills stories gives your autistic teen clear examples of positive behaviors and skills, practical step by step plans, are supportive and visually rich.
The social skills stories are used for all topics and issues related to adolescence such as puberty and hygiene, graduation, relationships, and other related issues.
Written in first person text and following carefully structured formulas social stories work well. Research suggest preparing your autistic teen for puberty using social stories as a strategy can ease tensions and anxieties in the autistic teenager making skills easier to master and remember.
To download social skills stories for autistic teenagers on various topics such as puberty, menstruation, hygiene, social kissing, swearing plus more visit:
Plus read more information on how social skills stories for autistic teenagers can be implemented and for immediate download of 45 social stories as a strategy visit: http://www.autismsocialstories.com/autistic_teens