How to Use Picture Exchange Systems
What will you learn?
Not all children are able to communicate verbally so it's paramount that they have an effective system in place to help them with their wants, needs and opinions. This course will explore how symbol exchanges can be used to encourage communication skills and how you can support them throughout the different stages of their journey.
Using the Picture Exchange Communication System to Communicate Effectively
Phase I – How to Communicate
Phase II – Distance and Persistence
Phase III – Discrimination
Phase IV – Sentences
Phase V – Responsive and Spontaneous Requesting
Phase VI – Commenting
Speech & Language Therapist
Emily is a qualified speech and language therapist who has experience of working closely with children who have a range of SLCN including stammering, language disorders and SEMH. Emily has supported children in a variety of settings including specialist provisions and is passionate about creating positive and inclusive environments. Emily is an advocate for ensuring that all children have a voice and can communicate effectively with those around them.