Asking for help, especially when frustrated, can be quite difficult for kids with autism or hyperlexia. This set of free printable social scripts about asking for help are perfect for these kids. It gives them a handful of appropriate things to say when they need help with something. Hopefully these written cues can help reduce a few meltdowns because it gives them the tools they need to effectively communicate their needs.
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About This Speech & Social Scripts Mini Flip Book
This speech and social scripts mini flip book gives appropriate prompts for kids with autism or hyperlexia to say when they need to ask for help. It's small in size, so it can fit in the palm of your hand or be tossed in a bag for on the go. Or you could even clip it to your child's belt loops so that it is handy at all times.
Kids with hyperlexia and autism often have trouble expressing when they need help. Scripts, like these, can help them learn what to say and what not to say. That's why I have created these mini social scripts flip books! They're like text only mini social stories to take on the go!
The scripts are just there to help your kid choose an appropriate question or response to say when they need help with something. Use these scripts ahead of time to practice and role play so that they will learn to express themselves when the time is right. With time, you can hopefully phase the scripts out.
To assemble this mini flip book, simply download, print, and cut along the black lines. Blank cards have been included so that you can write your own speech scripts. You might also want to laminate the cards for durability. Then hole punch the cards and put the book together using a a binder ring.
Download the Free Printable Asking for Help Social Scripts
This printable is two pages long and includes 20 cards. It also has four blank cards so that you can write your own to include in the mini flip book.