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Being Quiet in Class - A Social Story Packet

I always feel like "loud" is relative. As an SLP, we seem to be able to work through the "noise" with our kiddos. 

I mean lets take this typical conversation going on in probably every single SLPs head during a session "Are you scripting Sponge Bob? Totally. Am I going to keep redirecting you to the activity we're doing? Yup." Other people may think this is insane, even grating, but we just keep on trucking while we utter "quiet mouth" or "voices off" almost instantaneously.  I mean, am I right??

I know there are a ton of social stories out there, but the thing about social stories are that they have to be relevant and customized, right? I mean if your school doesn't use "quiet mouth" then what's the point of reading a social story with that wording? This was my issue when searching online for a social story for my little friend who just has so much (i.e., too much) to say while he is working. So, I created my own using the language that is common in my building.

This packet includes a big book for you to print on yardstick (my new fave!) and laminate. It also has a smaller version for you to slice up, staple, and send home. Why? Well, if little buddy over here is chattering away at school, chances are he is chattering away at home. So let's cover all our bases and send one of these puppies home too, shall we? :)

I've also included some desk reminders and reinforcers so that while you're working you can see the same visuals and language throughout. I like to have the students draw themselves doing the
"right" thing, so you have two worksheets that allow you to work on that as well! Plus, a little carryover never hurt anybody, right? So, you have a carryover worksheet as well to send home with your mini book!

You can find this packet HERE on TpT! You can find a FULL PREVIEW of this packet there as well!

I hope this story helps your chattering friends as much as it is helping mine! Have a wonderful weekend!


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