Overview

picture exchange communication system


Related Overviews

 

'picture exchange communication system' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Education

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(PECS)

A simple communication system involving exchanging pictures for a desired item or activity. It is used extensively with children who have global developmental delay and those with autistic spectrum disorder, who have little or no verbal communication. The system supports the development of functional communication rather than language, starting with single pictures and building up to the use of sentences to make requests. PECS is an aided form of augmentative and alternative communication.

T. B.

Trisha Bowen,

L. A.

Liz Atkins

Subjects: Education.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.