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Before Court - Parts 1 & 2 Social Story

Overview

These social stories were created to describe the various components of preparing for court to individuals with autism.

A police officer holding out a key stands to the left of a boy in handcuffs.

If I break the law, I may have to go to court.

A man, boy, and woman with a briefcase stand before a judge. A gavel, courthouse, and gold scale are shown in the bottom left.

The court will decide what happens to me since I broke the law.

A woman with a briefcase stands next to a boy behind a desk.

I will have an attorney to help me.

A woman carrying a briefcase walks toward a boy.

I will be able to meet the attorney before court.

A boy stands in the center of the image and says,

I can tell the attorney about my autism if I want.

A woman carrying a briefcase walks toward a woman who is a judge standing behind a desk holding a gavel.

My attorney will tell the court my story.

A pencil and a lined piece of paper with the word

There are many rules in court. My attorney will help me understand those rules.

A shirt, pants, and sneaker are shown to the left of a collared shirt, dress pants, tie, and dress shoe.

My attorney will tell me what I should wear to court.

A boy stands behind a desk next to a woman wearing a robe who is a judge.

My attorney will tell me what I can and can’t say in court.

A woman with a briefcase standing next to a boy behind a desk says,

My attorney will tell me when it’s my turn to talk.

A woman with a briefcase standing next to a boy behind a desk says,

If I don’t understand something, my attorney will explain it to me.

A boy standing to the right of a woman says,

My attorney is there to help me.

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This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.


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