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We found 41 resources, 24 blog posts and 27 pages containing "social stories":

People Wear Special Clothes to Temple

On most days, a girl might choose to wear pants and sneakers or other casual clothes.  But when she goes to temple- especially on her Bat Mitzvah day- a girl must dress differently than she does every other...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#People-Wear-Special-Clothes-to-Temple

How People Pray

This story describes the different ways people say prayers: standing up, sitting down, singing, talking, whispering. It also reassures children that the Rabbi will usually give instructions about how to say a...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Pray

Blowing the Shofar

This story explains what the shofar is and describes the different kinds of shofar blasts. This story is helpful for children who are anxious about going to temple because it lets them know what to expect. It...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Blowing-the-Shofar

I Went to Temple!

Catch your child being good! This social story praises children for going to temple. Such praise helps make going to temple a positive experience. This story also allows children and parents to review what...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#I-Went-to-Temple-

We Go To Temple on Yom Kippur

This story briefly introduces the holiday of Yom Kippur and explains that people go to temple on Yom Kippur. This can be used as an introduction to almost any of the Yom Kippur Social Stories.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#We-Go-To-Temple-on-Yom-Kippur

My Parents May Fast on Yom Kippur

This story describes what fasting means and why people fast on Yom Kippur. It also explains that people who fast might be tired and need a chance to rest. This story is helpful for children who are anxious...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#My-Parents-May-Fast-on-Yom-Kippur

Children Do Not Fast on Yom Kippur

This story explains why children do not fast on Yom Kippur and gives suggestions about other ways children can observe the holiday. This story is useful for children who might want to fast like their...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Children-Do-Not-Fast-on-Yom-Kippur

People Wear Special Clothes on Yom Kippur

This story describes the nice clothes that people wear to temple. It also describes some of the special clothes that they may see people wearing on Yom Kippur, such as kittels and sneakers. This story will be...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Wear-Special-Clothes-on-Yom-Kippur

How People Behave in Temple

This story briefly explains that people in temple need to stay in their seats and have quiet voices. Clearly outlining the behavior that is expected in temple is helpful to children with disabilities. In...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Behave-in-Temple

What are Prayers?

This story explains that we talk to God by praying and explains why some prayers are in Hebrew. By explaining why we pray, this story may make saying prayers a more meaningful activity for children....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What-are-Prayers-

How People Pray

This story describes the different ways people say prayers: standing up, sitting down, singing, talking, whispering. It also reassures children that the Rabbi will usually give instructions about how to say a...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Pray

The Torah Service

This story describes the Torah service. This story can be used to prepare children to participate by touching the Torah during the procession. This story is helpful for children who are anxious about going to...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#The-Torah-Service

Things I Can Do During a Long Service

Sitting through High Holiday services can be a challenge for anyone! This story suggests some appropriate activities to keep children from becoming bored during a long service. Fill-in-the-blanks encourage...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Things-I-Can-Do-During-a-Long-Service

I Went to Temple!

Catch your child being good! This social story praises children for going to temple. Such praise helps make going to temple a positive experience. This story also allows children and parents to review what...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#I-Went-to-Temple-

Things I Can Do During a Long Service

Sitting through High Holiday services can be a challenge for anyone! This story suggests some appropriate activities to keep children from becoming bored during a long service. Fill-in-the-blanks encourage...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Things-I-Can-Do-During-a-Long-Service

Why People Apologize

Yom Kippur is a perfect time to review the important social skill of apologizing. This social story explains when to apologize, how to apologize, and how apologizing makes people feel better.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Why-People-Apologize

We Go To Temple on Rosh Hashanah

This story briefly introduces the holiday of Rosh Hashanah and explains that people go to temple on Rosh Hashanah. This can be used as an introduction to almost any of the Rosh Hashanah Social...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#We-Go-To-Temple-on-Rosh-Hashanah

People Wear Special Clothes to Temple

This story describes the nice clothes that people wear to temple. It also explains that people in temple wear kippot and tallitot. This story will be helpful for children who may be anxious about a change in...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Wear-Special-Clothes-to-Temple

How People Behave in Temple

This story briefly explains that people in temple need to stay in their seats and have quiet voices. Clearly outlining the behavior that is expected in temple is helpful to children with disabilities. In...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Behave-in-Temple

What are Prayers?

This story explains that we talk to God by praying and explains why some prayers are in Hebrew. By explaining why we pray, this story may make saying prayers a more meaningful activity for children.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What-are-Prayers-

What "Breaking the Fast" Means

This story explains the meaning of the phrase "breaking the fast." This story is helpful for children on the autism spectrum who sometimes have trouble understanding figurative language.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What--Breaking-the-Fast--Means

What to Think and Do If the Shofar Sounds Too Loud

Many children with disabilities are sensitive to loud noises. This story reassures children that loud noises are safe. It also gives children useful suggestions about what to do if the noise makes them feel...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What-to-Think-and-Do-If-the-Shofar-Sounds-Too-Loud

People Say Shanah Tovah on Rosh Hashanah

This story describes how people greet each other at temple and explains the meaning of the Hebrew phrase "Shanah Tovah," which means "have a good year." This story is useful for children who want to practice...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Say-Shanah-Tovah-on-Rosh-Hashanah

The Torah Service

This story describes the Torah service. This story can be used to prepare children to participate by touching the Torah during the procession. This story is helpful for children who are anxious about going to...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#The-Torah-Service

People Say Have an Easy Fast on Yom Kippur

This story describes how people greet each other at temple and explains why people often greet each other with the phrase: "Have an easy fast." This story is useful for children who want to practice their...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Say-Have-an-Easy-Fast-on-Yom-Kippur

What is Thankful?

A social story explaining what it means to be thankful, offering examples of things we could be thankful for.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Thanksgivukkah#What-is-Thankful-

Saying Thank You to God

A social story connecting being thankful with saying blessings to show that we appreciate what God does in the world, and for us in particular....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Thanksgivukkah#Saying-Thank-You-to-God

Waiting in Line at a Purim Carnival

This social story prepares children for waiting in line at a Purim carnival. It was distributed to families in advance of the Gateways Purim carnival, and a copy was also available at each activity at the...
Tagged under: Purim, carnival, social story

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Purim-Resources#Waiting-in-Line-at-a-Purim-Carnival

How to Accept an Apology

This document presents three steps of accepting an apology accompanied by simple boardmaker illustration. It is can be used for Yom Kippur or any time during the year. This document accompanies our social...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-to-Accept-an-Apology

How to Apologize

This document presents three steps of making an apology accompanied by simple boardmaker illustration. It is can be used for Yom Kippur or any time during the year. This document accompanies our social story...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-to-Apologize

Gateways Purim Carnival Social Story

This social story was distributed to Gateways students the week before our Purim carnival to prepare them for changes in the routine and to give them information about what to expect for the day. It features...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Purim-Resources#Gateways-Purim-Carnival-Social-Story

Fill in the Blank: How We Use Hanukkah Candles and Birthday Candles

 A companion to our social story "Hanukkah Resources," this activity reinforces the differences between the candles we light on birthdays and the candles we light on Hanukkah. Bright colored symbols help...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Hanukkah#Fill-in-the-Blank--How-We-Use-Hanukkah-Candles-and-Birthday-Candles

Hanukkah Candles Go Out By Themselves

This social story prepares children to light the Hanukkah candles and wait patiently and safely until the candles go out by themselves.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Hanukkah#Hanukkah-Candles-Go-Out-By-Themselves

Hanukkah Fire Safety

Sometimes the flames on Hanukkah candles make children feel nervous.  This social story helps children feel calm and safe around Hanukkah candles by illustrating four Hanukkah Fire Safety Rules, and by...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Hanukkah#Hanukkah-Fire-Safety

The Passover Story

The Passover story presented in simple, kid-friendly language.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Passover#The-Passover-Story

The Passover Story in Boardmaker Symbols (Abridged)

The abridged version of the Passover story presented in simple, kid-friendly language with clear visual supports....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Passover#The-Passover-Story-in-Boardmaker-Symbols--Abridged-

Sequence Order of the Seder

In this activity, students match colored borders to sequence the order of the Seder.  This activity is slightly more advanced than matching symbol to symbol, as the visual cues are less obvious. Simple...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Passover#Sequence-Order-of-the-Seder

Symbol Match Order of the Seder

In this activity, students match symbol to symbol to sequence the order of the Seder. Simple picture symbols represent each step of the seder, with the name for each step presented in Hebrew transliteration...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Passover#Symbol-Match-Order-of-the-Seder

Symbol Match Ten Plagues

Students gain familiarity with the ten plagues as they match the symbols representing each plague. To view only the plague symbols, click here.  Use this activity to prepare a child for Passover, or during...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Passover#Symbol-Match-Ten-Plagues

The Temple Book

Let's go to temple! This story helps prepare children for a trip to temple by telling them what events to expect, naming the people and items they will see, and explaining what behavior is expected of them....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#The-Temple-Book

Team Binny

By H. Glenn Rosenkrantz, for Gateways , August 30, 2011
Category: Profiles

https://jgateways.org/Blog/Team-Binny

How to Help Kids Cope with Anxiety

By Kara Baskin, written for JewishBoston.com , April 10, 2019

https://jgateways.org/Blog/How-to-Help-Kids-Cope-with-Anxiety

The Serious Side of Play

By David Farbman, Director Gateways Center for Professional Learning , April 5, 2017

https://jgateways.org/Blog/The-Serious-Side-of-Play

In the Classroom - Recess

By Beth Crastnopol, Director of Professional Development Initiatives, Gateways , April 5, 2017

https://jgateways.org/Blog/In-the-Classroom-Recess

Playtime in Preschool

By Edye Katz, Temple Ohabei Shalom Brookline , April 5, 2017

https://jgateways.org/Blog/Playtime-in-Preschool

Investing in Disability Awareness Education

By Sharon Shapiro, Trustee and Director of the Boston Office, and Miriam Heyman, Ph.D Program Officer, Ruderman Family Foundation , December 6, 2017

https://jgateways.org/Blog/Investing-in-Disability-Awareness-Education

The Education of Gateways' Arlene Remz

By Judy Bolton Fasman, Originally published on JewishBoston.com , February 23, 2018

https://jgateways.org/Blog/The-Education-of-Gateways-Arlene-Remz

Opening the Gates of Bar/Bat Mitzvah to All

By David Farbman, Director of the Center for Professional Learning , April 12, 2018

https://jgateways.org/Blog/Opening-the-Gates-of-Bar/Bat-Mitzvah-to-All

Resources

elpful and effective when working with all types of learners.  Resources are organized by thematic units, such as holidays, and by type, such as social stories.  Please check back often as we will continue to post new resources.    We would love to hear your feedback! If you have

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Video Gallery

Video Gallery Sweet Sounds 2011 Video Invitations Students and staff of the Gateways Day School Programs invite you to join them at Sweet Sounds!  Students, teachers, and parents of the Gateways Sunday Program and the Sweet Sounds co-chairs invite you to join them at Sweet Sound

https://jgateways.org/VideosOLD

Shabbat Resources

, prepared by Gateways' experienced special education teachers: Shabbat blessings with visual supports, Shabbat file folder activities, and books and social stories for Shabbat.  We'd love to hear your feedback!The Gateways Shabbat Family CompanionThe Gateways Shabbat Family Companion »The new

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Shabbat

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Jewish Day School Programs

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Jewish Education Programs

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Sunday Programs

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https://jgateways.org/Programs/Sunday-Program

B'nei Mitzvah Preparation

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https://jgateways.org/Programs/Bnei-Mitzvah-Preparation

TORCH (Tikkun Olam at Rosh Chodesh)

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https://jgateways.org/Programs/Mitzvah-Mensches

Teen Volunteer Programs

ll learn special education strategies that support student learning, including the fundamentals of Applied Behavior Analysis, Structured Teaching and Social Stories. Teen volunteers also receive on the job support from the classroom teacher, Volunteer Coordinator and  Program Director. These ex

https://jgateways.org/Programs/Teen-Volunteer-Programs

Center for Professional Learning

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Jewish Day School Services

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https://jgateways.org/Programs/Jewish-Day-School-Services

High Holiday Resources

h Holiday resources for kids, prepared by Gateways' experienced special education teachers: High Holiday Blessings with Visual Supports, High Holiday Social Stories (including customizable Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur social stories), High Holiday Related Social Skills Support, Make Your Own High Ho

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday