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Why the PECS system should only be used for temporary relief

There is no doubt that the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) system is very efficient. It allows the child to communicate a need and understand the adult’s request, and consequently reduces the frustration of both people. However, when the child is not deaf, we recommend that any replacement for complex verbal communication should be a temporary approach. […]

Anxiety checklist: How do I know if my child has an anxiety problem?

The following check list can help you observe your child and recognize anxiety. If you recognize with certainty at least five of those traits, you need to help your child: