Andy Bondy,Lori Frost's A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication PDF

By Andy Bondy,Lori Frost

ISBN-10: 1606130153

ISBN-13: 9781606130155

A PICTURE’S worthy, the PECS primer written through the builders of the image trade communique approach, is now on hand in a moment variation. This uncomplicated advisor introduces PECS, an easy and empowering conversation software within which companions alternate playing cards with photographs or line drawings representing items, attributes, and activities. a baby or grownup who has behind schedule or no speech can simply show his uncomplicated wants (e.g., ''ice cream'') or wishes utilizing a PECS card with no prompting from one other. And as a person's PECS utilization progresses, she or he learns to place photographs jointly in sentences to precise wishes (e.g., ''I wish chocolate ice cream.''), to remark, and to invite questions.

A PICTURE’S worthy examines verbal conversation improvement and the way autism impacts those talents, and exhibits how a kid's bad verbal exchange talents may end up in challenge behaviors. offering verbal exchange options--PECS and the opposite augmentative and substitute communique recommendations (AAC) defined within the book--reduces frustration and complements learning.

This new version cites learn that proves PECS (and different AAC thoughts) does not intrude with the advance of conversing talents, and truly supplies a lift to the purchase of those abilities. there is additionally elevated details on:

-Deciding even if a baby wishes AAC and will take advantage of PECS
-Who is a suitable candidate for PECS
-Error correction thoughts throughout the preliminary phases of PECS
-How to decide on hard behaviors to attempt to eliminate
-What to do while a toddler doesn't examine pictures

Thousands of individuals with autism and different disabilities have benefited from utilizing PECS. The book's entire set of introductory classes makes it effortless for fogeys and therapists to start utilizing this low-tech technique to aid little ones via adults advance powerful verbal exchange abilities!

Also try out Andy Bondy's and Lori Frost's ebook on together with young ones with autism in day-by-day family members exercises, AUTISM 24/7.

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