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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.
Type: Seminars and workshops
Who to Contact
Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd
First Floor, Queens Park Villa
30  West Drive
Brighton
BN2 0QW
Tel: 01273 609555
Fax: 01273 609556
Web link for contact: www.pecs-unitedkingdom.com
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Email: pyramiduk@pecs.com
Coverage
United Kingdom
Schedule Details
06 Oct 2014 - 07 Oct 2014 (Inclusive)
Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown (Formerly Park Plaza Hotel)
Tyrrelstown
Dublin 15
Ireland
2 days
£315 professionals; £178 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
09 Oct 2014 - 10 Oct 2014 (Inclusive)
Novotel Southampton
1 West Quay Road
Southampton
SO15 1RA
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
13 Oct 2014 - 14 Oct 2014 (Inclusive)
City Hotel
Queens Quay
Derry
BT48 7AS
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
16 Oct 2014 - 17 Oct 2014 (Inclusive)
Murray Edwards College (Formerly New Hall)
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB3 0DF
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
16 Oct 2014 - 17 Oct 2014 (Inclusive)
Future Inn Cardiff Bay
Hemingway Road
Cardiff
CF10 4AU
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
10 Nov 2014 - 11 Nov 2014 (Inclusive)
Clayton Hotel
Ballybrit
Galway
Ireland
2 days
£315 professionals; £178 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
13 Nov 2014 - 14 Nov 2014 (Inclusive)
Jurys Inn Glasgow
80 Jamaica Street
Glasgow
G1 4QG
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
13 Nov 2014 - 14 Nov 2014 (Inclusive)
Novotel Newcastle Airport
Ponteland Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE3 3HZ
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
17 Nov 2014 - 18 Nov 2014 (Inclusive)
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel
Piccadilly Plaza
Manchester
M1 4PH
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
20 Nov 2014 - 21 Nov 2014 (Inclusive)
Holiday Inn Brentford Lock
Commerce Road
London (West)
TW8 8GA
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
27 Nov 2014 - 28 Nov 2014 (Inclusive)
Express By Holiday Inn Northampton
Loake Close
Northampton
NN4 5EZ
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
04 Dec 2014 - 05 Dec 2014 (Inclusive)
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury
Upper Harbledown
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 9HX
2 days
£315 professionals; £174 parents
Professionals, parents
TBC
Caters For
Male and female
Not Specified
Aimed At
Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of an adult, Professional
Event Keyword
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

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