An amazing app for easily creating, sharing and printing educational social stories, visual schedules, and beautiful memories.
This is a very valuable tool for any teacher, SLP, OT, direct care staff or parent!
Children with special needs often need more direct instruction of social skills. Teaching social skills to any child may be easier and less stressful when visual supports, like social stories are used. The social stories found in this app explain accurate social information and ensures that your child will know what to expect in different situations.
• Easily create stories with pictures, recordings and text.
• Share and receive created stories with other users.
• Print PDFs of stories to have paper copies.
• Stories can be made in any language.
• Ability to purchase an entire library of over 20 pre-made social stories at one discounted price.
• Organize stories into categories for particular skills, students or classrooms.
• Lock students into categories or apps to limit access.
• Create and play stories offline (with no internet connection).
• Easy to use, intuitive format.
• Can be used to make visual schedules or other types of visual prompts.
Social stories are an important type of visual support often used with children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome or other special need. This social stories found in this app use simple text and descriptive pictures to explain the why and how of different social skills.
Social interactions may be especially difficult for children with an autism spectrum disorder, adhd, or other social delay. Many children, especially those diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome and other special need, often fail to pick up on social cues, making learning a social skill especially difficult. Social stories may increase awareness and maintenance of social skills.
Social stories were first defined by Carol Gray in 1991 and are commonly used to break down a task or social situation into small and easy to understand steps, often accompanied by descriptive pictures. Social stories are incredibly easy to implement and are used by many professionals for a wide range of behaviors.
See what our reviews are saying about us!
“Wonderful app!! I am able to upload my own photos, record my own voice, and design however the story for my child! I can also upload pre-made stories. Other apps cast $30-50 for the same awesome app! Thank you so much!!” –family games
“This was a great story app for my child” – Kennedml
“This app is great for my nephew who has autism, thank you!” – ImaniZG
“This app is really awesome” – yoursakar
“This app gives an excellent opportunity for a low price” –Sean Quigg
“I love the fact that you can customize this app to target a specific social skill.” – VPEslp25
Fixes big with large accessibility font sizes.
Ratings and Reviews
Any bad review were’s out there for this app you’re probably not a special-needs person or have a special-needs person in your life you probably are just a typical person with typical people and downloaded this app to experiment with it that’s why you don’t have a very good review even if you do have an artistic person in your life and your back and your belly reviewing it then you must not have used it very much I’ve only created one social story and I know that this is awesome I recommend this for a lot of people especially kids I got this for my brothers because they mean the world to me and they’re both autistic so I thought this was perfect I always find my iPod touch every day so this is very convenient please get the app if you haven’t already🤩😍
Fantastic functionality, super easy!
I never review apps. I know I should, but I don’t. This app is an exception. It is superb! Very, very easy to use. There’s a free version that you can download, and you can make a few custom social stories with it. And there are a couple of tiers of paid versions that allow more stories in your library and various other nice features. Get the free version to try it out. If you have a non-conversant or communication-challenged loved one, I bet you’ll end up buying the full version and using it all the time. So awesome!!
The Social Story App is easy to use to create custom social stories. The structure is clear. Adding photos from the iPad allows teachers to personalize the specific story. It would be great if we could print custom stories or send them as a file to another teacher. I also wish they filled the screen when played. But this app has encouraged me to write multiple stories and it is definitely user friendly! The library of written stories is very helpful. There is a good selection of familiar needs. Thank you!
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- Touch Autism
- 162.4 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- 4+, Made for Ages 6–8
- © 2012-2020 Touch Autism
- In-App Purchases
- Device Care $0.00
- Social Stories Pro $14.99
- Pro Upgrade & All Stories $29.99
- Asking Someone to Play $1.99
- How to Calm Down $0.99
- Making Conversations $1.99
- It is Not OK to Hurt $0.99
- Greetings $1.99
- Personal Space $0.99
- Waiting $0.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.