Special Learning, Inc. Announces New Comprehensive Social Skills Learning Solutions Product for Individuals with Special Needs

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New Social Skills Learning Solutions tool kit is designed to teach individuals with Autism, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities appropriate social skills to function more successfully in society.

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Through the use of various mobile, web-based and print formats, Special Learning has developed a unique and multifunctional learning solution to help foster growth and independence in individuals with special needs.

Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today its newest product for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. The world-wide supplier of comprehensive solutions for the special needs community is debuting SL Social Skills Learning Solutions™, a kit designed to teach social skills to individuals with special needs. The first in a series of solutions-based products, the comprehensive kit containing social stories, social rule cards, mobile app, full instructional guide, quiz booklet and other teaching tools provides individuals with a platform of learning opportunities that promote social growth and independence.

“At Special Learning, we take a comprehensive approach to teaching any skill,” said Karen Chung, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Special Learning. “Through the use of various mobile, web-based and print formats, Special Learning has developed a unique and multi-functional learning solution using social stories to help foster growth and independence in individuals with special needs.”

Social stories are short illustrated books that help teach individuals affected by ASD and other developmental disabilities specific social "rules" or "norms" that are generally accepted in society. Based upon the concept created by Carol Grey, these simplified stories help individuals with ASD and other developmental disabilities understand how to respond to situations and life events by learning to communicate effectively.

Special Learning has taken the concept of social stories and made them available to users in a variety of user-friendly ways to adapt to different learning styles. The Social Skills Learning Solutions™ kit includes a complete instructional booklet to teach parents and educators how to properly use social stories, along with these additional related teaching tools:

  •     12 Special Learning Social Stories Books
  •     12 Special Learning Social Stories Coloring Books
  •     12 Sets of Social Rule Cards
  •     Saying Goodbye Social Story App for iPad
  •     Quiz Booklet containing 5 different versions of quiz format for each title

Each social skills product provides vivid illustrations and simplified text to help teach individuals how to understand and respond effectively in given social situations. All of the titles provided fit together to create a sound teaching curriculum of fundamental lessons on basic social skills, school readiness, independent living skills, and more.

With the release of this new product in September, Special Learning, Inc. continues its mission to make a positive impact in the lives of those individuals affected by ASD, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities around the globe.

For additional information on Special Learning's SL Social Stories Learning Solutions™ kit, or other related products, visit http://www.special-learning.com/store.

To view other Special Learning products and resources and to obtain additional information about how Special Learning provides educational materials and support to the autism community visit http://www.special-learning.com.

About Special Learning, Inc.

Special Learning is the leading global provider of autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) solutions. Special Learning designs mobile applications and educational resources based on clinical evidence-based research to ensure that every person diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is capable of attaining an abundant and fulfilling life. Through its comprehensive web portal, Special Learning provides the global autism community with a range of ABA training and educational products, web-based and downloadable tools and professional services to empower parents, teachers and providers so that they can help individuals with autism move up the skills spectrum intuitively, successfully and affordably. Follow Special Learning on Facebook and Twitter.

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