Carol Gray

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Carol Gray is the Director of the Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is best known for her creation of social stories, short stories used as a teaching tool for autistic children that describe a potentially challenging situation, skill, or concept in terms of relevant social cues, perspectives, and common responses.[1] Gray has also published several resources on topics related to children and adults with autistic spectrum disorders, including articles on bullying, death and dying, and how to teach social understanding. Before establishing her own organization, Gray was employed as a teacher and later an educational consultant who worked with children with autistic spectrum disorders in the Jenison, MI public school district. Gray obtained a B.S. from Central Michigan University in 1973; completed additional coursework at Grand Valley State University (from which she received an endorsement for special education for mentally impaired, learning impaired, and emotionally impaired individuals) and Western Michigan University (from which she received an endorsement to teach autistic individuals; and completed postgraduate work at Calvin College.[2]

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  1. ^ "About Social Stories". Retrieved 25 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Carol Gray's Homepage". Retrieved 7 April 2010. 

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