This overview is appropriate for all members of the educational team who would like to learn about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). This talk begins with a brief overview of the Pyramid Approach to Education. The Pyramid is a model commonly used for creation of effective educational environments. Next, each of the six phases of PECS will be described and/or demonstrated. Videos of PECS in action will be presented to the group. Outcome data will be provided, including a brief discussion on transitioning from PECS to speech and/or Speech Generating Devices (SGD). The training will conclude with review and analysis of common myths associated with PECS. Please note that this is an overview only and is not intended as a training workshop.
What you will learn
- An introduction to the concepts, key points and rationale behind the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
Agenda: 2 - 4 Total Contact Hours
CEUs: No ASHA or BACB CEUs Available
Tuition Includes: Detailed Handouts with space for note taking