AAC. It's the only means some of our students have for protesting when others are unkind or are invading their space. In parent training sessions I always ask parents of AAC users the question, "What specific things do you need your child to be able to communicate to you?" Almost every parent includes a desire for their child to be able to to TELL others to leave them alone, rather than engaging in a negative physical response.
The materials in this book provide repetitive interactive practice with telling others to stop an inappropriate or offensive behavior. The book includes 16 scenarios that might result in a need for a child to say, "Stop! Don't do that!". The goal of these materials is to provide practice, so that when the individual is in that situation themselves, they have rehearsed how to express it with enough frequency they may successfully express it independently.
The book is designed for an adult to read the scenario, model a statement made by a character in the book, "Stop! Don't do that!", then have the AAC user answer the question, "What did he say?" To answer the question, the AAC user may use his/her own personal AAC device, picture symbol boards created and provided by professionals working toward AAC use for the student, or you may use the response sentence picture symbols included with the book. After making the statement, the student puts a STOP symbol over the pictured character(s) depicting a negative behavior.