picture exchange communication system (PECS)

can be used to support functional communication in children with a range of communication difficulties. Pyramid education describe it as follows:


WHAT IS THE PYRAMID APPROACH TO EDUCATION®?

The Pyramid Approach to Education is a comprehensive framework for establishing and supporting effective learning environments. Designed by Andy Bondy, PhD, and based on the principles of functional applied behaviour analysis (ABA), The Pyramid Approach offers a solid foundation for those who teach in education, work, home or community settings. This unique model benefits individuals with developmental differences, autism, communication challenges and/or other learning complications across all ages.


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