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Picture Exchange Communication Cards

Free on Plus | 8 pages (PDF, Word)|Grades: F - 3

A set of basic Picture Exchange Communication (PEC) cards for children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities.

The Picture Exchange Communication System, or PECS, is used to teach students with limited functional communication skills to initiate conversations and interactions within a social context. It enables students (particularly those with autism) to be able to communicate a request or thought using a picture card.

Cut out these cards and use them to communicate with your nonverbal and minimally verbal students in accordance with the Picture Exchange Communication System.

Includes:

  • objects
  • verbs
  • places
  • sensations/emotions
  • colours
  • useful words
  • page of blank squares for your own words.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1443

    Understand that people use different systems of communication to cater to different needs and purposes and that many people may use sign systems to communicate with othersElaborationsrecognising how and where signs and symbols are used and placed in ...

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Can you please make this an editable file thanks

Lara Altimira · Sep 10th, 2019

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Kristian · Sep 10th, 2019

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