Social Story: I Can Ride in a Wheelchair!
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Use I Can Ride in a Wheelchair! for clients and children who are in the beginning stages of using a wheelchair, or for clients and children who are having a hard time adjusting to it. This social story gives many positive options and ways to think positively in using a wheelchair.
This social story can be customized to fit the needs of each child by including or excluding certain pages depending on their needs and age.
It includes 4 girl versions and 4 boy versions. It also includes illustrations of a boy and a girl wearing glasses.
“My name is __, and I am __ years old.
I am very special. I get to use a wheelchair!
A wheelchair is a chair that has wheels! I can ride this everywhere I go!
I can move fast or I can move slowly in my wheelchair.
I can learn some tricks that no one else can do!
When I am confused, I can ask questions about a wheelchair to an adult!” (some text from the story)