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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
Upcoming events
26 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018 (Inclusive)
Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
Church Road
Dublin
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
02 May 2018 - 03 May 2018 (Inclusive)
Portsmouth Marriott Hotel
Southampton Road
Portsmouth
PO6 4SH
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
10 May 2018 - 11 May 2018 (Inclusive)
Bristol
BS1
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
10 May 2018 - 11 May 2018 (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
14 May 2018 - 15 May 2018 (Inclusive)
Jurys Inn Inverness
Millburn Road
Inverness
IV2 3TR
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
11 Jun 2018 - 12 Jun 2018 (Inclusive)
Park Inn by Radisson Birmingham West, M5 Jct1
Birmingham Road
Birmingham
B70 6RS
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
14 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018 (Inclusive)
The River Lee Hotel
Western Road
Cork, T12 X2AH
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
25 Jun 2018 - 26 Jun 2018 (Inclusive)
Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
9-12 Priestgate
Darlington
DL1 1NW
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
04 Jul 2018 - 05 Jul 2018 (Inclusive)
Best Western Plus Stoke on Trent City Centre Moat House, Etruria Hall
Festival Way
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 5BQ
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
23 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018 (Inclusive)
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd Ground Floor, Lion Building
Crowhurst Road
Brighton
BN1 8AF
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
30 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 (Inclusive)
Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
Church Road
Dublin
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
30 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 (Inclusive)
Aberdeen
AB1
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
10 Sep 2018 - 11 Sep 2018 (Inclusive)
Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa
1150 Century Way
Leeds
LS15 8ZB
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
13 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018 (Inclusive)
Hilton Bournemouth
Terrace Road
Bournemouth
BH2 5EL
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
17 Sep 2018 - 18 Sep 2018 (Inclusive)
The Foresight Centre
1 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
L69 3GL
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
20 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 (Inclusive)
Resource For London
356 Holloway Road
London
N7 6PA
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
24 Sep 2018 - 25 Sep 2018 (Inclusive)
Jurys Inn Glasgow
80 Jamaica Street
Glasgow
G1 4QG
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
01 Oct 2018 - 02 Oct 2018 (Inclusive)
Crowne Plaza Plymouth
Armada Way
Plymouth
PL1 2HJ
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
01 Oct 2018 - 02 Oct 2018 (Inclusive)
The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Kent County Cricket Club
Old Dover Road
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 3NZ
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
08 Oct 2018 - 09 Oct 2018 (Inclusive)
Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway
Sandy Road
Galway
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
10 Oct 2018 - 11 Oct 2018 (Inclusive)
Park Inn by Radisson Northampton
Silver Street
Northampton
NN1 2TA
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
15 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018 (Inclusive)
Copthorne Hotel Newcastle
The Close Quayside
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 3RT
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
15 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018 (Inclusive)
City Hotel Derry
Queens Quay
Londonderry
BT48 7AS
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
12 Nov 2018 - 13 Nov 2018 (Inclusive)
Future Inn Cardiff Hotel
Hemingway Road
Cardiff
CF10 4AU
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
19 Nov 2018 - 20 Nov 2018 (Inclusive)
Resource For London
356 Holloway Road
London
N7 6PA
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
22 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018 (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
26 Nov 2018 - 27 Nov 2018 (Inclusive)
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
80 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh
EH3 9DE
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
03 Dec 2018 - 04 Dec 2018 (Inclusive)
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd Ground Floor, Lion Building
Crowhurst Road
Brighton
BN1 8AF
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
03 Dec 2018 - 04 Dec 2018 (Inclusive)
Carlton Hotel - Blandchardstown
Church Road
Dublin, D15 EYX5
Ireland
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£360 professionals; £210 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
06 Dec 2018 - 07 Dec 2018 (Inclusive)
The Royal Cambridge Hotel
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
CB2 1PY
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
06 Dec 2018 - 07 Dec 2018 (Inclusive)
Holiday Inn Express Southampton
Botley Rd, M27, JCT.7
Southampton
SO30 3XA
2 days; time: 9.00am-4.30pm
£330 professionals; £185 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
12 Dec 2018 - 13 Dec 2018 (Inclusive)
Park Inn by Radisson Birmingham West
M5 Jct1, Birmingham Road
Birmingham
B70 6RS
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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