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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
Web link for contact: http://www.pecs-unitedkingdom.com
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Email: pyramiduk@pecs.com
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19 Sep 2016 - 20 Sep 2016 (Inclusive)
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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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