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
PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

PECS Phase 2: Distance and Persistence

If you don’t know what the Picture Exchange Communication System®/PECS® is then check out my post on phase one&… View Post
Finding motivating toys for my autistic children

Finding motivating toys for my autistic children

When my eldest son was a toddler one of the hardest things was finding ways to engage him. I remember trying to play with … View Post
How to implement Commenting with PECS

How to implement Commenting with PECS

Phase 6 of the Picture Exchange Communication System® – Commenting with PECS ® is my favourite phase. In this post I will look at … View Post
Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Using visual aids to support an individual’s understanding

Visual aids and social stories really have made a huge difference in our house.  The first few times I used them with my … View Post
Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Picture Exchange Communication / PECs Cards

Now that I have made hundreds of PECS®cards, I thought I would share how I make and store them.   Along … View Post