This talk provides all members of your educational team with basic information about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). We begin with a brief overview of the Pyramid Approach to Education, a model commonly used to create effective educational environments. Next, each of the six phases of PECS will be described and/or demonstrated with accompanying videos illustrating PECS in action. We will discuss transitioning from PECS to other modalities, before concluding with a 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

  • Identify the purpose of PECS
  • Identify the elements in the Pyramid Approach to Education
  • Discuss the six phases in the PECS protocol
  • List the criteria for transitioning from PECS to speech and/or SGD
  • Discuss myths and facts about PECS

Workshop Details

Agenda: 2 - 4 Total Contact Hours

CEUs: Not offered for this course

Tuition Includes: Detailed Handouts with space for note taking

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