Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication methods

 

PECS:

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is an augmentative and alternative communication system. This is used for children who may be non-verbal, or children who may find it difficult to request items.

Please note that if needed, Picture Exchange Communication System may be implemented in your child's programme.

 

Makaton:

Makaton is a language programme using symbols and signs to help people communication. Makaton is aimed to support spoken langauge. Makaton symbols and signs are used with speech, in spoken word order. For more information please visit: www.makaton.org