Social Stories

The Cicadas are Coming Soon

The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has provided a social story for children to help them deal with the emergence of the cicadas in 2021, which happens every 17 years. This will address the noise and assure your child that they are nothing to be afraid of.

Going to the Library Social Stories

Welcome to the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library! Read these books with your child to help them feel more comfortable about their upcoming library visit. These resources were developed by our Children’s Services staff in conjunction with the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board.

Coronavirus Social Stories

Help your child understand what the coronavirus is, and what expectations are for learning from home. By Saddleback Educational Publishing.

Coronavirus: A Book for Children

By Kate Wilson, Elizabeth Jenner, Nia Roberts

Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this approachable and timely book helps answer these questions and many more, providing children aged 5-10 and their parents with clear and accessible explanations about the coronavirus and its effects - both from a health perspective and the impact it has on a family’s day-to-day life.

I Can Wear a Mask Social Story

A social story from Ohio Family 2 Family to help children and individuals with sensory sensitivity and/or disabilities understand and adjust to wearing a mask.