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Going Poop in the Potty. A Social Story

Social stories help prepare children for transitions and experiences.  You can modify this one, about pooping in the potty, to fit the needs of your child.  Have fun with it!  Draw illustrations together for the story or role play going to the potty.  These stories work well with most children and we recommend reading thisRead more

Putting On Winter Clothes. A Social Story

Social stories help prepare children for transitions and experiences.  You can modify this one, about  putting on winter clothes, to fit the needs of your child.  Have fun with it!  Draw illustrations together for the story or role play putting on weather appropriate clothing.  These stories work well with most children and we recommend readingRead more

Preparing Your Child For An X-Ray.

Having a young child undergo a medical procedure is a stressful experience for children and parents alike.  One of the best ways to support your child is to prepare them for the experience ahead of time.  Preparing children for experiences lessens anxiety and increases coping skills. An x-ray takes a picture of the inside ofRead more

Preparing Your Child For An IV

Having a young child undergo a medical procedure is a stressful experience for children and parents alike.  One of the best ways to support your child is to prepare them for the experience ahead of time.  Preparing children for experiences lessens anxiety and increases coping skills An IV stands for intravenous—when fluids or medicines areRead more

Preparing Your Child For A Blood Draw

Having a young child undergo a medical procedure is a stressful experience for children and parents alike.  One of the best ways to support your child is to prepare them for the experience ahead of time.  Preparing children for experiences lessens anxiety and increases coping skills. Sometimes doctors need to check a person’s blood toRead more