UHCL Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities - A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words: Using the Picture Exchange Communication System

  • February 15, 2014
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • UHCL Student Services Bldg Lecture Hall 1100

The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL)  Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Speakers Series


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Saturday, February 15, 2014

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

“A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words: Using the Picture Exchange Communication System”  

Presenter: Candice Roberson, B.S., BCaBA


This informational session will provide an overview of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). The presentation will prepare you to teach your learner how to use PECS. The presentation will cover all six phases of PECS and how PECS can be used with technology. Videos and role play will be used to assist with the presentation. This lecture is ideal for parents, teachers, students, and professionals. There is no cost to attend, and a complimentary lunch will be provided by JSC Federal Credit Union following the lecture.  CEUs are also available at no cost. To reserve your space or get more information, please e-mail autismcenter@uhcl.edu.  (Please RSVP no later than February 10th if you would like the complimentary lunch).


The presentation will be held in Lecture Hall 1100 of the Student Services Building on the UHCL campus from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

University of Houston-Clear Lake is located at 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058.  Follow the signs to the Student Parking Lot.


****Autism Speakers Series 2013-2014****


September 14th (kick-off) – “Demystifying State Agencies” (Dr. Maria Quintero, Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County) 

October 12th – “Bringing Back the Basics of Applied Behavior Analysis”

November 9th – “Capturing Motivation & Teachable Moments at Home & School”

December 14th – “Reducing Problem Behavior Through Functional Communication Training”

January 18th – “Assessing and Treating Stereotypic Behavior

February 15th – “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Using the Picture Exchange Communication System”

March 22th – “Rockin’ Around the Clock: Getting into the Swing of Daily Routines”

April 5th – “Using Token Economies Successfully at Home and School”



Special thanks to

sponsors Hegwood & Associates, P.C., JSC Federal Credit Union,

 Spectrum of Hope/BASIS, InKids, and Susie Bean Gives
GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.


P.O. Box 891093
Houston, TX 77289

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