I hope this amount of research support gives you confidence in trying social narratives with your children or students. Of course, you’ll want to track progress on the goals that you use social narratives to address in order to make sure it is effective for each particular individual.
Association for Science in Autism Treatment: Social Stories - http://www.asatonline.org/treatment/treatments/social.htm
National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders: Social Narratives - http://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/content/social-narratives
The National Autism Center's National Standards Report (2009) - http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/nsp/