Transforming Social Stories with your iPad #tf13

iPad – Creating and Telling Social Stories with Your iPad



In this hands-on session, learn how to blend images and sound into a video social story using your iPad. Learn how you can use inexpensive apps on the iPad to easily create social stories for those within the autism spectrum.

Note: This session developed in collaboration with Janis Arnold (Educational Diagnostician).

  • Social Stories were devised as a tool to help individuals on the autism spectrum better understand the nuances of interpersonal communication so that they could interact in an effective and appropriate manner” (Source: Wikipedia).


5-minute Interview with Janis Arnold, Educational Diagnostician

Creating a Social Story with 30Hands (not yet available)


  1. Telling Social Stories with the iPad – A Blog Entry.
  2. Workflow for Creating a Social Story
  3. Storytelling Apps
  4. Book: Building Social Relationship by Dr. Scott Bellini
  5. Transcript: Autism Women’s Network Interview with Temple Grandin

Social Story Examples

Check out Miguel’s Workshop Materials online at

Everything posted on Miguel Guhlin’s blogs/wikis are his personal opinion and do not necessarily represent the views of his employer(s) or its clients. Read Full Disclosure

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