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Elopement and What You Can Do About It

Posted by Krystie Yeo on

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Elopement can be a scary behavior for children, parents, and teachers. If your child is struggling with elopement, this social skills story may help. The story discusses the importance of talking to a teacher before leaving the classroom. It also empowers the learners with options of things that can say or do when they feel like they need to "get away".


How to Use This Social Skills Story
You can print and bind this social story into a book, or just read it digitally on any of your devices. This story is editable so you can customize it to fit your child's needs. I recommend reading it with your child several times a week. After reading the story together, talk about what happened in the story and how your child feels about it.

The Benefits of Social Skills Stories
Social skills stories are an effective way to teach children appropriate social behavior. They are short, easy to understand, and use simple language. Social stories provide visual supports which can be helpful for children with autism or other special needs. Reading social stories with your child can help decrease their anxiety about new situations and empower them with knowledge and coping strategies.

If your child is struggling with elopement, social stories may be able to help. This social skills story discusses the importance of talking to a teacher before leaving the classroom. It also empowers the learners with options of things that can say or do when they feel like they need to "get away". Edit the text to make it personalized for your child and read it together several times a week for best results.

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