PECS Phase III App
Based on research from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the PECS™ protocol details a specific discrimination teaching strategy in Phase III. The PECS Phase III app is an invaluable tool that allows you to implement the teaching of Phase III of PECS™ and offers a novel approach to providing new opportunities for learners to practice discrimination techniques and strategies.
The app, designed to look just like a PECS™ communication book permits a teacher to practice picture discrimination with one or several learners within a single session. Touching the correct icon results in immediate visual and auditory feedback from the device in a manner far quicker than a teacher could react. If the learner touches an incorrect icon, there is no significant feedback. A correct picture selection results in access to a desire item or activity!
For teaching simple discrimination, the learner selects from an array involving the target picture versus a distracter picture. Both options allow you to move the pictures around on the page, between trials and to vary the number of pictures per trial from 2 to 12. A Correspondence Check™ can be tested by arranging two or more equally valued items and corresponding pictures with strategies from the Phase IIIB PECS™ protocol.
*App is not intended to replace your PECS communication book and/or to serve as a standalone communication system.
-Over 100 Pics for PECS™ images
-Male and female voice with on/off option
-Customizable Library with your own pictures
-Visual guide to the 4-Step Error Correction Procedure and Correspondence Checks
Adjusted for iOS8 and iOS9. Sorry for taking long time to update the PECS Phase III app. If you are still experiencing a bug, please contact our support.
• The app crashed at the launch (iOS9) - fixed.
• Opening a popover window twice caused a crash - fixed.
• Recording audio caused a crash - fixed.
• Launching the camera caused a crash (iOS8) - fixed.
• The Edit Picture window had a layout issue - fixed.
• The welcome screen will be presented only at the first launch. To access the screen again, please tap on the help (question mark) icon.
• If the app is in the session mode, the app will be in the same session mode at the next launch.
Ratings and Reviews
A complete ripoff not worth paying for
Not enough pictures/ symbols
No sentence strip
Very limited functionality
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.