Pyramid Educational Consultants is pleased to announce the winners of our 20 Years of Pyramid Products and Services Media Contest!
Thank you to all who submitted their photos and videos of PECS in action!
In celebration of 20 years of Pyramid Educational Consultants and the Picture Exchange Communication System® (PECS®), Pyramid Educational Consultants held the 20 Years of Pyramid Products and Services Media Contest. The contest encouraged the submission of videos and photos showing PECS in action, the benefits of PECS or successful PECS practice! Contest entrants were encouraged to submit entries demonstrating the use of PECS by people of all ages and in different settings such as home, the community and school. In response, Pyramid received numerous photo and video submissions that exhibited amazing use of PECS!
Winners were hand selected by the co-developers of PECS and co-founders of Pyramid Educational Consultants, Andy Bondy, PhD, and Lori Frost, MS, CCC-SLP. Below you will find the winning video and photo submissions:
Grand Prize ($1,000 USD in Pyramid Products)
Kathleen Burns, Eastern Suffolk BOCES Masera Learning Center ABA-PTO
West Islip, New York, USA
Jenny and MacKenzie use PECS to communicate as they play a game that requires them to request objects. Phase IV of PECS and the Four Step Error Correction is shown.
Runner Up ($750 USD in Pyramid Products)
Levon uses PECS to communicate with a shop keeper. Phase IV of PECS is shown.
Grand Prize ($500 USD in Pyramid Products)
Jaime Beaver, Lattice Educational Services
Santa Rosa, California, USA
Antonio uses PECS to order Chinese food at a restaurant. Phase IV of PECS is shown.
Runner Up ($300 USD in Pyramid Products)
Woodsville, New Hampshire, USA
Isaac does a good job of waiting for his reinforcer while a nurse draws blood.