Does social stories intervention improve social skills among children with ASD?: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Keywords: social stories intervention, social skills,children with ASD, Systematic Review.


The aim of this review was to provide up-to-date information about Social Store research, focusing on its effectiveness on social skills. Electronic databases were searched. These mainly included: ERIC, Google Scholar, WoS, and PubMed, and Scopus indexed journals. The author extracted the data needed. He made a data form with the following information to be extracted: authors' names, year of publication, type of children, number of participants, gender, age, country, study design, and findings. The participants were all children with ASD. They were of both sexes (men and women). All were of young age (> 13 years old). They were from different countries, and hence from different cultures. Most research studies (four studies: 66.6%) used pre- post design. While two studies (33.3%) used multiple baseline design across subjects. Findings indicated the effectiveness of the social stories intervention employed in improving the target skills and behaviours.


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Mohammed Alhwaiti, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia.

Assistant professor of Special Education, Faculty of Education, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia.


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Alhwaiti, M. (2022). Does social stories intervention improve social skills among children with ASD?: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Amazonia Investiga, 11(51), 197-202.
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