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Lori Frost

Full Name: Lori Frost
Number of Works: 3
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ISBN: 1928598056, 9781928598053
Keywords: system, communication, exchange, picture, pecs
Pages: 396
Published: 2002
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The Picture Exchange Communication System( PECS) is a unique augmentative/ alternative communication training package developed for use with young children with autism and other social- communication deficits. It has been used with hundreds of young children with autism and other disabilities around the United States and in several other countries. It is a system that does not require complex materials or highly technical training.
ISBN: 1606130153, 9781606130155
Keywords: strategies, autism, communication, visual, worth, pecs, picture
Pages: 175
Published: 2011

A Picture's Worth, the PECS primer written by the developers of the Picture Exchange Communication System, is now available in a second edition. This user-friendly guide introduces PECS, a simple and empowering communication tool in which partners exchange cards with photos or line drawings representing objects, attributes, and actions. A child or adult who has delayed or no speech can easily express his basic desires (e.g., "ice cream") or needs using a PECS card without prompting from another. And as a person's PECS usage progresses, he or she learns to put pictures together in