Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
Abstract 3 Introduction .. 4
Purpose . 6
Literature Review . 7 Synthesis .. 15 Method .. 15 Overview of Design .. 15
Results and Discussion 16
Conclusion 27 References .. 31
Abstract This project set out to examine the efficacy of a communication system known as the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which is mainly used by individuals with autism. It is estimated that 30 to 40% of children with autism may not develop functional speech (Gerenser, 2009). With that being noted, this project broke down the PECS system in order to understand how each stage worked and why this method seemed to be the most ...