Picture Exchange Communication System® (PECS®)

  I’m sure many of you might be thinking what exactly is PECS? PECS is a form of augmentative and alternation communication that is used to help individuals, who have limited or no functional communication skills, to learn in a systematic and evidenced based manner. PECS can help with the development of speech, and most likely achieve a reduction in behavior issues. Below is a flow chart to decide if your child is a good candidate for PECS (click on the flowchart for a clearer view): Cop...
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PECS- Picture Exchange Communication System

PECS Picture Exchange Communication System, referred to as PECS, is a system of visuals designed and proven to teach children who cannot speak how to communicate through pictures and eventually how to vocally communicate with others.  In addition to selecting a desired picture, the child is taught to verbally say what he wants as well, as he is selecting the picture.         PHASE I Children learn to exchange just one picture to receive an item or activ...
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