What are PECS BOARDS

Updated: 9/5/2019
What are PECS BOARDS
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PECs Boards

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

PECS boards are an essential tool for many nonverbal students, and their instructors. They are also known as token boards, schedule boards, transition boards, first-then boards, or communication boards. These invaluable tools provide students with a way to visually associate ideas about their everyday life, and to communicate with their instructors and family.


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What are PECS Boards - Picture Exchange Communication System | Visual Communication

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  • PROBLEM
  • SOLUTION
  • I want:
  • Donny is seven. He's a non-verbal ASD child. His speech delay makes it difficult for him to communicate, and this leads to behavioral issues. If only there was a way to give him a voice...
  • Wait! He can communicate visually! Using a PECS board, Donny can choose images of items or activities he wants, and place them on his board!