I need some assistance with these assignment. literature review on effectiveness of social stories on the social behaviors of autistic children Thank you in advance for the help! It can use pictorial tools for elaboration. It has descriptive, affirmative, perspective sentences and directive sentence. For every 0 to 1 directive sentence, the ratio of descriptive, affirmative, and perspective sentences should be 2 to 5. Later, cooperative and control sentences were added in an enlarged definition.
Delano and Snell (2006) study was conducted on three Autism affected students Derrel, Sean and Thomas aged 6, 6, and 9 years respectively. Six peers, two each for autism affected child were used. One was a training peer and the other a general peer. Social engagement, its absence, appropriateness and inappropriateness with the peer were studied. The social story was used to increase social interaction and improve target skills This study was the fourth ever study done in history on use of social stories to study improvement in social skills for autistic child. Sean used only text story but Derrel and Thomas were given picture-symbol text. Data was collected over ten minute social sessions. For comparative analysis of intervention and non-intervention phase, a baseline was accepted and the behavior of the students was noted. Duration data in second in 45 sessions for appropriate, in appropriate social engagement and absence of social engagement amongst the affected children and peers was noted in a typical setting of interaction with a training peer, in the story intervention phase, decrease of intervention phase (fading) and absence of story(no story) phase. The first author and an educational teacher were appointed as the observers for study. They were trained on Procorder DV system till they obtained kappa coefficient. All the sessions were video graphed and exported to the Multi-Option Observation System for accurate analysis. There was marked improvement in the social behavior of the target children in the intervention phase.