PECS Basic Training (Indianapolis)
There is still time to register for the PECS Basic Training
in Indianapolis, Indiana!
Come to the PECS Training and you too can picture
your students communicating! You will learn how to appropriately implement the six phases of the PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) protocol, including teaching initiation, attributes, commenting and much more. PECS is much more than just using pictures
…learn how to teach your students the power of communication
PECS Basic Training
July 23rd & 24th, 2012
Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing
8787 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
Cost: $395 Professionals/ $295 Parents
Workshop Hours: 8:00am- 4:00pm
CEUs: 1.3 ASHA CEUs or 13.0 BACB CEUs available at no additional cost!
The PECS Basic Training is appropriate for parents and professionals working with learners with autism, related disabilities and/or limited communication skills. Seats are still available, but filling rapidly!
This two-day training begins with an overview of the Pyramid Approach to Education. This includes factors related to establishing an effective learning/communicative environment. Specific topics include functional activities, powerful reinforcers, functional communication, identification and replacement of Contextually Inappropriate Behaviors, generalization, lesson formats, teaching strategies, error correction and data collection/analysis.
The training then goes on to describe the six phases of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) protocol. PECS begins by teaching an individual to request desired items, by exchanging a picture with a communication partner. The system goes on to teach discrimination of pictures and sentence structure. In the more advanced phases, individuals are taught to use attributes, answer questions and comment. PECS is an evidence-based strategy, with supportive research from countries around the world.
The following has been noted regarding the PECS Basic Training:
"The PECS Basic Training was well worth attending! The presenter was extremely knowledgeable and prepared." - Chattanooga, TN
"Incredibly valuable information - gives me hope for so many of my students and for nonverbal individuals."- Austin, TX
"Fantastic Training! I want more!" - Idaho Falls, ID
Please visit our website at www.pecs.com for more information. Online registration is available if you are using a credit card (the office accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa). Alternately, you may register via phone using a credit card at [masked]. The office accepts checks and purchase orders through the mail. In addition purchase orders may be faxed to the office at (302)[masked].
Larger group discounts are also available! Please feel free to contact me directly with any questions via phone [masked]) or email ( [masked]). I look forward to hearing from you!
If it’s not PECS…it’s just pictures!
Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc.
13 Garfield Way
Newark, DE 19713
Toll Free: (888)[masked]