PECS 2: Getting Ready for PECS

Interviewer-Presenter: 
Erin Yorke
Interviewee: 
Karen Neill
SLP

Preparing both the student and the environment are important steps when getting started with PECS. Vancouver, BC Speech Language Pathologist, Karen Neill, describes the key points that ensure success with PECS.

POPARD's series about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is not intended to be a training video. It is meant to be a description of PECS. For training opportunities & products, go to PECS .

type: 
Communication
PECS

PECS 1: Introduction to PECS

Interviewer-Presenter: 
Erin Yorke
Joy McGowan
Interviewee: 
Dr. Andy Bondy

The first in POPARD's 4-part series about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), this eLearning features an interview with PECS creator, Dr. Andy Bondy. Dr. Bondy describes PECS, explains the philosophy behind the system, and describes who will benefit from PECS.

POPARD's series about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is not intended to be a training video. It is meant to be a description of PECS. For training opportunities & products, go to PECS .

type: 
Communication
PECS

PECS 4: Tips for Success

Interviewer-Presenter: 
Erin Yorke
Interviewee: 
Karen Neill
SLP

In this final episode in POPARD's series about PECS, Vancouver Speech Language Pathologist, Karen Neill, provides suggestions that will help
you achieve success with PECS.

POPARD's series about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is not intended to be a training video. It is meant to be a description of PECS. For training opportunities & products, go to PECS .

type: 
Communication
PECS

PECS 3: An Overview of the Phases of PECS

Interviewer-Presenter: 
Erin Yorke

In this overview, the 6 phases of PECS are described. Each phase of PECS is systematically taught using specific strategies based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis and explained in the PECS manual.

POPARD's series about the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is not intended to be a training video. It is meant to be a description of PECS. For training opportunities & products, go to PECS .

type: 
Communication
PECS

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS): Interview with a Parent

length: 
9 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Shana Ayers
Interviewee: 
Joyce Doerksen

Shana Ayers, (POPARD Educational & Behaviour Consultant) interviews Joyce, the mother of a boy, Isaiah, who uses the PECS program.  She discusses a pivotal moment with PECS, how PECS has changed communication and life for Isaiah, and offers advice to parents regarding the PECS program.

type: 
Communication
for Parents
Personal Stories

Non-Verbal Communication Part 2: Activities

length: 
8 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

This is the second of a two-part series on non-verbal communication by Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant). A variety of non-verbal communication activities and games are reviewed in this lesson.

type: 
Communication

Non-Verbal Communication Part 1: Introduction

length: 
5 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

This is the first of a two-part series on non-verbal communication by Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant). She discusses what is non-verbal communication and shares an activity on how to introduce non-verbal communication to students with ASD.

type: 
Communication

Sharing Information During Conversations

length: 
11 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) describes the challenges students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) face in knowing how much information to share during conversations. Video clips demonstrate students participating in conversational activities and how they can learn to monitor the appropriate amount of information to share.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Conversation and Topic Maintenance

length: 
6 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo

Jacquie Bezo (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant) describes conversation activities for three different age groups. Video clips demonstrate students practicing conversation activities, such as staying on topic, making related comments, and bridging conversation topics.

type: 
Social Skills
Communication

Circle Time Conversation

length: 
10 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Jacquie Bezo
type: 
Social Skills
Communication