Social Stories/Comic Strip Conversations

Event Date: 
Event Time: 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Host District: 
IMESD Pendleton/IMESD La Grande
Kari Baybado, Susan Rodgers, Tonya Smith, Danielle Sackett

Description:  Participants will learn the basics of writing Social Stories to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a variety of contexts. The basics of using Comic Strip Conversations will be introduced as a tool for developing student’s skills at taking the perspective of others and decoding social misunderstandings. This training is appropriate for any Educator who is new to, or would like a refresher on writing and using Social Stories and/or Comic Strip Conversations. Participants will have the opportunity to schedule make and take coaching sessions in their Districts with and IMESD Autism Trainer/Coach to develop student/classroom specific materials

To Be Held:

IMESD Pendleton

Juniper Room

2001 SW Nye Ave

Pendleton, OR 97801


IMESD La Grande

St. Joseph Building

1100 K Ave

La Grande, OR 97850


*There will be a fee of $555.84 per person for those districts not receiving Autism service through Eastern Oregon Regional Programs.


Accessibility Statement - The InterMountain ESD is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities. We are currently in the process of upgrading our web site to ensure we meet or exceed the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content.

For more information on how to report an issue related to the accessibility or how to file a formal Section 504 or ADA (Title II) complaint about the accessibility of any content on an InterMountain ESD website, please see our full Accessibility Statement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy - It is a policy of the InterMountain ESD that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. For more information, visit the Anti-Discrimination Policy page.