Social Story for Children with Autism

"Tom goes to the Dentist" - A Social Story for Children with Autism


Preparing for dental visitSome people with autism find it helpful to prepare for their visit to the dentist. "Tom goes to the dentist" is an example of a Social Story that can be used and adapted to help children with autism prepare for a dental visit.


"Tom goes to the dentist", based on the work of Dr Siobhan Doherty Principal Dental Surgeon, HSE, Dublin South West- Kildare West Wicklow Service Area, was developed by Dr Maura Haran, Senior Dental Surgeon - Special Needs and Breda McCarthy Senior Dental Nurse, Waterford Community Services.