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Background and Objective: Use of social story to work directly with children with autism spectrum disorder, because of the passion of the story is interesting and enjoyable and therefore will focus the child's attention better, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of social stories on increasing social skills of children was with autism spectrum disorder. Methods: Method of study was experimental and pretest-posttest design with control group. The statistical population of all students with autism spectrum disorder (8-11) was the son of Kermanshah by randomly sampling 10 cases were located in two experimental and control groups. The experimental group received 35 sessions of 30-minute sessions and was conducted during two and a half months, while the control group did not receive such training. Both group were evaluated by social communication questionnaire(SCQ) in two pre-test and post-test and by use of independent samples t-test. Results: The results showed that the use of social story on the experimental group has a significant effect in improving their social skills (p<0/05) . Conclusion: The results of this research can be concluded that the use of social stories can be a good way to improve the social skills of children with autism spectrum disorder.

Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Rehabilitation
Received: 2015/11/22 | Accepted: 2016/01/10

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