SEN SRE Social-Story-Touching-Template

Report
[Insert name here]
story all about touching
• Touching and hugging feels nice and lots
of people like to be hugged. Hugs and
touches always need to be soft and
gentle.
• Babies need a lot of help from adults.
We use our touch to help them do the
things they cannot do.
PHOTO OF child AS BABY HELD BY
MUM/DAD
• As you get older hugs, touches and
kisses become more special and you save
them for special people. These are my
special people and it’s ok to touch, hug
and kiss them.
PHOTO OF child’s FAMILY
• I also have special pets. I must be very
gentle when I hold or touch them.
PHOTO
• As well as my family, I know lots of
other people. I have friends at school.
PHOTO
• I DO NOT [insert issues here] these people.
• Adults in school.
• PHOTOS
• People and I meet when I am outside my house.
• PHOTOS
If I want to say hello, a good way
is to shake hands. PHOTO
If I want to say something I must go near to
the person, but not right into their face.
2 PHOTOS
Too close and just right? Which would you like?
People like this JUST RIGHT PHOTO
• But if I am cuddling my special people, I
must be soft and gentle. Nobody likes
strong hugs – they hurt and they can be
dangerous.
I don’t like
this. I
might fall.
STOP IT!
• Soft touch and hugs show you are a very
loving and caring person and bring lots
of smiles.

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