This resource was designed to help teach students about what is meant by personal space. Examples are given of the different types of personal space people should keep between others depending on their relationships and other circumstances. Active student responding activities help encourage application of concepts taught. Additionally, there is a brief, optional segment on COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing and safety.
This Product Includes the Following:
- Social Story on Personal Space, Include Optional Pages for COVID-19
- 5 Point Scale on Personal Space
1 for Teens/Secondary
1 for Elementary
- Active Student Responding Activities/Comprehension Cards
- Plus Blank Templates To Customize Additional Scenarios
- Additional Single Page Visual Supports/Mini Posters
5 Pages (8 1/2 x 11 Inches)
Total of 46 Pages Actually Usable with Students
This resource contains 5 Point Scale visual supports that were inspired by the work of acclaimed author Kari Dunn Buron, whose Incredible 5 Point Scale books and resources can be found at www.5pointscale.com and purchased through AAPC Publishing. We have had contact with Kari and are so appreciative to have received her blessing to produce TpT resources based upon concepts described in her products.
In addition, this resource contains social narratives, also known as Social Stories ™
that were inspired by the works of the acclaimed author and speaker Carol Gray whose books, videos, and other materials can be found at https://carolgraysocialstories.com/ and purchased through Future Horizons Publishing at https://www.fhautism.com/shop/the-new-social-story-book-revised-and-expanded-15th-anniversary-edition/.
Keywords: social communication, relationships, dating, behavior, perspective taking, facial expressions, body language, social thinking, social understanding, social skills, smart guesses, wacky guesses, nonverbal communication, NVC, self regulation, social emotional learning, SEL, expected behavior, unexpected behavior, 5 point scale, social story, special education, pragmatics, autism, social communication disorder, secondary, middle school, high school, teens, social language, speech therapy, language therapy, problem solving skills, interpersonal communication skills, social personal skills, coping strategies, sexual harassment, private vs public, social filter, thought bubble, talking bubble, think it, say it, emotions, empathy, healthy relationships, social mistakes, consequence, personal space, social distancing