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Wearing Gloves Social Story

Part 1

A smiling man wearing gloves waving outside houses.

Wearing gloves when you go out can help keep you safe if used properly.

A man with a concerned expression holding up two hands.

If you don't have gloves, that's okay.

A doctor wearing a cap, mask, scrubs, and gloves.

Gloves are most important for people like doctors and nurses.

A man wearing gloves with his hand on a door knob.

Wearing gloves puts a barrier between your hands and what you touch.

A smiling man wearing gloves.

Wearing gloves only helps if you use them the right way.

Two hands with soap.

If you decide to use gloves, always have clean hands before putting them on.

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Part 2

A hand pulling a glove out of a box.

Take the glove out of the box.

A hand holding the wrist area of a glove with two fingers.

Touch only the wrist area of the glove.

A person's right hand pulls a glove onto their left hand using two fingers.

Put the glove on.

A gloved hand pulling a glove out of a box.

Take the second glove out of the box.

A gloved hand holding a glove at the wrist area.

Touch the wrist area of the glove with the already gloved hand.

A gloved hand pulls a glove onto the person's other hand.

Put the glove on the ungloved hand.

A woman and a tablet overlaid by a red circle with line through it.

Avoid touching your face and cell phone while wearing gloves.

A hand wearing a glove with a rip in it.

Throw gloves away if they are broken or ripped.

A cartoon rendering of a house and two trees.

Throw gloves away if you go outside or in a new environment.

A hand tossing a used glove in a trash can.

Throw gloves away when switching tasks.

A hand wearing a glove with two yellow lines on the palm.

Throw gloves away if they are contaminated.

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Part 3

One gloved hand grabs the wrist area of the glove on the other hand.

To take gloves off, grab one glove at your wrist.

A gloved hand pulls a glove off of the other hand.

Without touching your skin, pull the glove off your hand while turning it inside out.

A gloved hand holds a removed glove at the wrist area.

Hold the removed glove in the gloved hand.

The fingers of an ungloved hand sliding inside the gloved hand at the wrist.

Slide the fingers of the ungloved hand inside the gloved hand at the wrist.

An ungloved hand pulling a glove off of the other hand.

Remove the second glove by rolling it down the hand and fold it into the first glove.

An ungloved hand tossing removed gloves into a trash can is shown to the left of two hands with soap.

Throw the gloves in a trash can. Wash your hands after you take your gloves off with hand soap and water or use hand sanitizer.

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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.