15 Children’s books that are perfect for story play

15 Children’s books that are perfect for story play

Tomorrow is World Book Day (5.03.2020) so I wanted to share our 15 favourite books for story play. Reading is so important for kids and it … View Post
PECS Storybook Activity Kit – Brown Bear Review

PECS Storybook Activity Kit – Brown Bear Review

The Picture Exchange Communication System® (PECS®) is my 6 year old’s main form of communication as he is non or pre-verbal (… View Post
Christmas Activities for Autistic Children

Christmas Activities for Autistic Children

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year.   A great way for small children to learn about Christmas is to have … View Post
PECS Universal NO Page – Review

PECS Universal NO Page – Review

I use the Picture Exchange Communication System / PECS® with both my boys. My 6 year old is non-verbal and PECS® is his main … View Post
Teaching my non verbal son to read

Teaching my non verbal son to read

It is easy to assume that my non verbal autistic 6 year old can’t do certain things like read or spell. However speaking … View Post
PECS Large Communication Book – Review

PECS Large Communication Book – Review

Regular readers will know I am a PECS® fan. PECS® is the Picture Exchange Communication System, an alternative communication system regularly used … View Post
What is PECS and how to use it to communicate with your child

What is PECS and how to use it to communicate with your child

The Picture Exchange Communication System® / PECS® is an alternative communication system developed to support autistic students with communication difficulties. Find out … View Post
Visuals

Visuals

I cannot express enough how much difference visuals make for young children and those with communication difficulties. The majority of people find visual information … View Post
Autism and Communication

Autism and Communication

Speech, language and communication is a key area for most autistic children. For both my children the first clear sign that they were different … View Post
PECS Phase 3 – Picture Discrimination

PECS Phase 3 – Picture Discrimination

The Picture Exchange Communication System® / PECS® is how we communicate with my non-verbal son. He started using PECS when he was 2 … View Post