A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism By Andy Bondy, PhD and Lori Frost, M.S., CCC/SLP
Learn about how the picture exchange communication system (PECS) and other visual communication strategies and augmentative communication can be used to help verbal and non-verbal children acquire meaningful communication skills. An excellent resource on why and how PECS can be used to help a child express his needs and desires without untolerable behaviors. The books includes many real-life examples, along with a series of lessons on PECS techniques to help parents get started on the road to sharing communication.
Transition Strategies for Adolescents and Young Adults Who Use AACTo make a smooth transition to a fulfilling, self-determined adult life, young people who use AAC need effective services that meet their individual needs and make the most of advances in technology. Professionals will provide these critical supports with the help of this book, the first complete guide to supporting the journey to adulthood for people who use AAC.