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PECS level 1 (basic) 2 day workshop

This intensive two-day training is designed to teach participants the theory behind the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and the protocols for how to appropriately implement the six phases of PECS. Participants will learn how to implement the six phases of PECS, plus attributes, through presenter demonstrations, video examples and role-play opportunities. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of how to implement PECS with individuals with autism, related developmental disabilities, and/or limited communication skills. This workshop is the basic accredited training in PECS for parents as well as professionals. What you will learn: everything you need to know to begin successfully implementing PECS; the theoretical background, including how to develop effective educational environments; a review of visual strategies useful for communication; the six phases of PECS, where to start and when to move on; strategies for motivating your child/student to communicate; how to move from a single picture exchange to sentences; how to teach picture discrimination with two or more pictures; the criteria for transitioning from PECS to other communication modalities; The key Pyramid components to designing effective educational environments; Strategies to create an abundance of opportunities for communication; and The relationship between PECS and traditional communication training approaches. Training is: Learning first-hand will teach you how to move through this structured approach and avoid misunderstandings which can prevent progress. This workshop is also a basic requirement for further training in PECS, such as the certification process and advanced PECS training. Tuition includes: The Second Edition PECS Training Manual with Data Forms CD (a £49.80 value) - Detailed handouts with space for note taking - Certificate of attendance - lunch and refreshments both days.

Record Type: Seminars and workshops
Who to Contact
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd
Ground Floor, Lion Building
Crowhurst Road
Brighton
BN1 8AF
Tel: 01273 609555
Fax: 01273 609556
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Email: pyramiduk@pecs.com
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05 Dec 2016 - 06 Dec 2016 (Inclusive)
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08 Dec 2016 - 09 Dec 2016 (Inclusive)
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd, Ground Floor, Lion Building
Crowhurst Road
Brighton
BN1 8AF
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£290 professionals; £166.50 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
19 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017 (Inclusive)
Jurys Inn Sheffield
119 Eyre Street
Sheffield
S1 4QW
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
23 Jan 2017 - 24 Jan 2017 (Inclusive)
Silverbirch Hotel & Business Centre
5 Gortin Road
Omagh
BT79 7DH
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
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26 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017 (Inclusive)
The River Lee Hotel
Western Road
Cork
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2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
26 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017 (Inclusive)
The Foresight Centre
1 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
L69 3GL
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
30 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017 (Inclusive)
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School
Kennet Road
London
W9 3LG
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
30 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017 (Inclusive)
Copthorne Hotel Newcastle
The Close
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 3RT
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
06 Feb 2017 - 07 Feb 2017 (Inclusive)
Marriott Peterborough
Peterborough Business Park
Peterborough
PE2 6GB
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
08 Mar 2017 - 09 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
Jurys Inn Glasgow
80 Jamaica Street
Glasgow
G1 4QC
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
13 Mar 2017 - 14 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
The Dragon Hotel
39 The Kingsway
Swansea
SA1 5LS
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
15 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd, Ground Floor, Lion Building
Crowhurst Road
Brighton
BN1 8AF
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£290 professionals; £166.50 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
20 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
Holiday Inn Birmingham City
Smallbrook
Birmingham
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2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
23 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
Holiday Inn Oxford, Holiday Inn Peartree Roundabout
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 8JD
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
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27 Mar 2017 - 28 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
Queensmill School, Askham Family Centre
1 Askham Road
London
W12 0NW
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
29 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017 (Inclusive)
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre
4 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester
M4 4EW
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
27 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017 (Inclusive)
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Church Road
Dublin 15
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
11 May 2017 - 12 May 2017 (Inclusive)
La Mon Hotel & Country Club
41 Gransha Road
Belfast
BT23 5RF
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
08 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017 (Inclusive)
Portlaoise Heritage Hotel
Jessop Street
Portlaoise
Co. Laois
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
12 Jun 2017 - 13 Jun 2017 (Inclusive)
Armada House
Telephone Avenue
Bristol
BS1 4BQ
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
19 Jun 2017 - 20 Jun 2017 (Inclusive)
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School
Kennet Road
London
W9 3LG
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
19 Jun 2017 - 20 Jun 2017 (Inclusive)
Weetwood Hall Conference Centre & Hotel
Otley Road
Leeds
LS16 5PS
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
28 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017 (Inclusive)
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd Ground Floor, Lion Building
Crowhurst Road
Brighton
BN1 8AF
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£290 professionals; £166.50 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
03 Jul 2017 - 04 Jul 2017 (Inclusive)
Norwich City Football Club
Carrow Road
Norwich
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2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
06 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017 (Inclusive)
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
The Precincts
Canterbury
CT1 2EH
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
13 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017 (Inclusive)
Novotel Reading Centre, Icon House
25b Friar Street
Reading
RG1 1DP
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
Coverage
United Kingdom
Caters For
All genders
Not Specified
Aimed At
Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Parent/carer of an adult, Professional, Young person
Event Keyword
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

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