Social Story: I Can Manage Loud Noises!
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Use I Can Manage Loud Noises! to help your client or child stay calm and comfortable when loud noises occur at home and in the community. Loud, unpredictable noises can be very uncomfortable for children, and this booklet will help develop strategies to navigate it. This social story includes 4 girl and 4 boy versions with 4 different illustrations to show various ethnicities.
Some text from the story:
My name is ____ and I am __ years old.
Sometimes I hear noises that are too loud when I am at home or outside.
When I am out in the community, some things that make loud noises are ___ and ___.
When I am at home, some things that make loud noises are ___ and ___.
When I hear noises that are too loud I feel __ (nervous, uncomfortable, scared)