The special education resources on this page were authored by Watson Institute’s special education consultants and faculty.

These behavior stories may benefit your students.  They can be downloaded, saved and edited to suit your needs.  The * notation indicates the story is  formatted in a Power Point presentation and the ** notation indicates a Power Point with sound narration.  Each Power Point has animation included on each slide.  Some occur automatically – some occur on a “click”.  Feel free to send comments or questions to

Beethoven Social Story (behaviors of concern: hitting, language, and pushing)

When I’m Not First in Line

What Should I Do When I’m Really Upset**



Keep Your Cool

Calming Choices

Calming Down – Younger Child

Calming Down – Younger Child*

Calming Down- Younger Child**

Calming My Body

Consequence Steps

Listening to the Whole Story

When I Feel Angry

Recess – Triceratops

Everybody Thinks Differently

Green Words and Red Words

Green Words and Red Words*

Green Words and Red Words**

Making Good Decisions

Being a Man

Sometimes Clifford Gets Angry

Sometimes Dora Gets Angry

Sometimes I Get Mad – Pokemon

Sometimes Bob the Builder Gets Angry

What Can I Do? (Preschool through 1st or 2nd grade)

What Should I Do When I’m Really Upset? (Preschool through 1st grade)

What Should I Do When I’m Really Upset (SIA DOG) – Preschool/Elementary; Special Interest Area (Dog); includes Power Card

Pictures to Request Help with the above resource “What Should I Do When I’m Really Upset?”

What Should I Do When I’m Really Upset – 5pt Scale

When I Feel Angry (Boardmaker Choices)

When I’m Upset I Can (Written Choices)

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