Friday, May 7, 2010

Staff Pick: Attainment's Social Story Readers

Attainment's Social Story Readers is part of a series of eReader books on CD that presents a collection of 16 read-along stories that depict a variety of social stories and situations suited to middle and high school students with various needs and abilities. The program features several levels of adjustable support including voice narration, text highlighting, word glossary and comprehension testing at the end of each story. this program is also switch accessible. the illustrations accompanying the stories are comic book style and appealing to teens and young adults. Teachers or parents can customize user settings through a management menu that is password protected. the social stories included in this collection cover topic areas such as anger management, dealing with change, and appropriate behavior on the job and at school.

Other selections of the Read to Learn Library include Self-Determination Readers, Connections in the Work Place, Life Skill Reader, Safety Skills Reader, and Do the Right Thing. All of these programs are available in the PACER Simon Technology Center loan library.

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