Sun, 30 Oct|
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) - Ms. Devika Sathi
Time & Location
30-Oct-2022, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm IST
About the Event
The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) enables children with limited or no communication skills to communicate with pictures. A child with autism can use PECS to communicate a request, a thought or anything else that can be exhibited or symbolically represented.
To learn more on this topic and get all your questions answered - join our session on Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) by Ms. Devika Sathi
Topics to be covered
- What is AAC?
- Introduction to PECS
- Phases of PECS
- Selection of reinforcers
- Myths about PECS
- Few research articles that prove PECS efficacy
About the speaker:
Ms. Devika Sathi
Speech Language Pathologist.
Master's in Speech Language Pathology from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore.She has experience working with children with autism, ADHD, Stuttering, Down syndrome etc. She is certified in PECS level 1 implementer course, beside being certified in Oral Placement therapy levels 1 and 2 and Play therapy.
During her work experience she has witnessed the power of PECS and how it made communication easier for children with special needs. The use of sensory materials and other reinforcers can be a strong tool to build the concept of initiating communication and PECS helps pave way for natural interactions.
Date: October 30 Sunday, 2022
Time: 5 PM - 6 PM
Event is Free
Registeration is mandatory
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