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PyramidOnlineLearning: PECS® and PRT®: Comparing the Effects of Pictorial & Verbal Communication Strategies on Spoken Language | PyramidOnlineLearning
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Completion requirements

REGISTERED USERS HAVE UP TO 8 WEEKS from the date of registration to complete this course.  

Title of Journal Article: A Randomized Trial Comparison of the Effects of Verbal and Pictorial Naturalistic Communication Strategies on Spoken Language for Young Children with Autism

Author(s): Laura Schreibman, PhD, Aubyn Stahmer, PhD, BCBA

Speakers:  Aubyn Stahmer, PhD, BCBA, Andy Bondy PhD,  Lori Frost MS, CCC-SLP


This unique continuing education experience will include a review of a research study on the effects of The Pictures Exchange Communication System® (PECS®) and Pivotal Response Training (PRT) on spoken language.  Participants will read the full article and watch a 90-minute recorded session with one of the authors, Aubyn Stahmer, and the co-developers of PECS, Andy Bondy and Lori Frost. During the session, the presenters discussed the research, and responded to participant questions. After the presentation, participants will complete a short quiz related to the contents of the article and subsequent discussion. Upon completion of all requirements, participants are eligible for 2.5 BACB CEUs, IBA CEUs and 0.25 ASHA CEUs.


  • Read the article 
  • Watch the recorded discussion 
  • Complete the quiz 
  • Complete the survey

Learner Objectives:  

  • Identify 2 communication strategies used in this research study
  • Identify the purpose of the study
  • State the outcome of this research study

Presenter and Disclosures: Andy Bondy, PhD, Lori Frost, MS, CCC-SLP, Aubyn Stahmer, PhD, BCBA

CEUs Offered

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ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Pyramid Educational Consultants is an approved BACB® ACE Provider for Continuing Education Credits. The BACB does not warrant, endorse, sponsor, approve, or partner with the event, organization, or instructor. This course is offered for 2.5 BACB CEUs.

If you have any questions or comments please contact our ACE Coordinator, Donna Banzhof at dbanzhof@pecs.com.

Pyramid Educational Consultants is an approved provider for IBAO® Continuing Education Credits. This is an asynchronous event. This course is offered for 2.5 IBAO CEUs. The IBAO does not warrant, endorse, sponsor, approve or partner with the event, organization or instructor.


Price/fee: 24.99 USD/person

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