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Self-Regulation Coping Strategies - Social Story, Charts and Posters

Grade Levels
PreK - 6th
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132 pages
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Self-Regulation Coping Strategies - Social Story, Charts and Posters

This social story and related visual supports are designed to teach the difficult social and emotional concept of self-regulation. This resource breaks down these abstract concepts into smaller, more concrete parts using a color coded system that assists an individual in learning to more easily identify one's own emotional and physiological states and select specific coping strategies to get and stay in control.

This package includes a number of tools that collectively teach the skills necessary to more effectively regulate emotions, control impulses, manage sensory needs and improve problem solving skills. Customize with Individuals of Different Ages, Genders and Ethnicities

Compatible with SEL Programs Like:

How Does Your Engine Run?®

The ZONES of Regulation®

Incredible 5 Point Scale©

This Product Includes the Following:

Social Story on Self-Regulation and Coping Strategies

24 Pages

376 Coping Strategy Cards That Allow You to Customize this Tool with Individuals of Different Ages, Genders and Ethnicities

Available in 2 Sizes

1 ¼ Inches x 1 ¼ Inches

2 ½ Inches x 2 ½ Inches

A Variety of Self-Regulation Posters and Charts Available in the Following Sizes:

17 x 26 ½ Inches

8 ½ x 22 Inches

8 ½ x 14 Inches

8 ½ x 11 Inches

Total of 132 Pages Actually Usable with Students


Elements of this resource were inspired by the works of the following:

How Does Your Engine Run?® - The Alert Program® by Mary Sue Williams and Sherry Shellenberger which can be found at http://www.alertprogram.com.

The ZONES of Regulation® by Leah Kuypers which can be found at http://www.zonesofregulation.com/index.html.

Incredible 5 Point Scale© by Kari Dunn Buron which can be found at www.5pointscale.com and purchased through AAPC Publishing.

In addition, this resource contains social narratives, also known as Social Stories ™

that were inspired by the works of Carol Gray which 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, consequences

Total Pages
132 pages
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