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Beyond Autism Pecs Pictures/Icons Pages
 
Also check out the Communication, Assistive Technology and Augmentive Communication page as there are tons of great sites there also.
 
I have tried to make a variety of pictures for kids at different levels. The "photo" ones of food are getting to be more of common name brands and I have tried to give you choices in brands when I can for the ones the kids may be familiar with in your house.
 
"On-line" Grocery stores are a great source of pictures for name brand foods.

For those of you that don't have easy access to laminating your pictures I remember what the school did last year when they needed a pecs in a hurry that they did not have - glue your picture/pictures to index cards and use clear contact paper to protect and strengthen them.

When you print the pictures I would advise making sure that you have your printer set on "best quality".

You can always copy/cut/paste these pictures and manipulate them in your own word processing/drawing programs to try to make them fit your needs.

I bought a roll of self adhesive magnets and put a piece on the back of each pec and put them on the side of my refrigerator. Works great! My son will stand their and scan the pictures for what he wants and bring it to us. Of course the frig is kind of messy looking but...

These symbols/pictures are also highly effective using them for a "schedule" system or for a "choice board" when using a token system. In my "personal opinion" I recommend the book " ("Activity Schedules for Children with Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior."Activity schedules enable children with autism to accomplish activities with greatly reduced adult supervision. An activity schedule is a set of pictures or words that cues a child to engage in a sequence of activities. When the activities are mastered, the children are more self directed and purposeful in their home, school and leisure activities. In this book, parents and professionals will find detailed instructions to help them create schedules and to teach children to use them. 120 pages, Soft Cover, 1999, by Lynn E. McClannahan, Ph.D. and Patricia J. Krantz, Ph.D. Available at Different Roads To Learning

Angel Speaks Communication Products (Our Mission is to explore, research and develop alternative inexpensive ways for the non-verbal and partially non-verbal community to communicate in the verbal world.)

Do To Learn (A web site for those with special learning needs. Why? Life can be challenging, especially for those who see the world in a different way. This site provides information and special learning tools for anyone having difficulty understanding, ordering and functioning in our world. We have planned our activities to help children and adults with diagnosed disorders such as autism, LD or ADD. These activities may also benefit anyone learning basic language and daily living skills, including young children. Our site is designed to allow those with special needs to Do activities in a safe, planned way and To Learn at their own pace)(You are going to LOVE THIS SITE!!. Picture schedules, black and white pictures to print out, templates,really is a GREAT SITE!)

Handwriting Page Maker (This utility allows you to create pages of text to assist in the development of children's handwriting skills. By joining the dots, children can copy the characters. A dark arrow shows where to begin the character. Where applicable, a lighter arrow shows where to start the second part of the character.)

KidsAccess Eye-cons Catalog Main Page

Internet Picture Dictionary

Pecs IEP Goals

Picture Symbol Dictionary

Pictures and Graphics available at Use Visual Strategies ( Click on each picture to see it larger, then save them to your hard drive to add to your collection.)

The Portacom System

Pyramid Educational Products (Pyramid Educational Products is dedicated to providing educational materials to ensure that families, educators and students have the materials needed to use communication skills in their everyday  schedules and lives. We continue to develop products that  will enrich not only the student's lives but also the lives  of those who have dedicated their lives to  teaching these students.)

Here are some "schedule examples" from Chris in Room 5's Autism Page. Her entire site has several good ideas and information and she has done an excellant job!

School Express (Thousands of free worksheets on all kinds of subjects. The site has gotten more difficult to navigate but has some great stuff! Handwriting, phonics, reading, math, sight words and tons more)

See it, Say it, Write it

Visual Strategies (need acrobat reader 4.0)

Visual Supports from CARD in Gainsville,Fla. (Visual communication tools such as objects, photographs, picture symbols, daily schedules, calendars and choice boards can provide the support necessary to greatly improve a child's understanding and ability to communicate.) (They have done an outstanding job of presenting schedule boards etc...this is an excellant resource) Check out their entire site not just this one portion.

Welcome to Kids Fonts! (We are a new site dedicated to bringing do-it-yourself supplies to teachers of toddler-Kindergarten age children. Whether you're homeschooling, or are just tired of the prepackaged worksheets available to early-childhood educators, Kids Fonts is here to help! Scroll down to see what we currently have available, and to tell us what you'd like to see in the future.All fonts are TrueType, Mac & Windows versions available.) (I put this here as the site has a "tracing" dot to dot type of print font available for free download and wanted to make sure that people found it!)

Workstation Photos

An Easy Way To Make Pictures

Most computers have a "photo" or "take picture" function (on the MAC it is control-shift-three) and it will take a picture of whatever is on your screen. You can then take the "picture" you took and manipulate / resize / add text or whatever in your graphics program. You can do this with any favorite computer programs that are running, take "pictures" of favorite cartoon characters on web sites, toys or games at your favorite toy web site such as etoys.com or toysrus.com or amazon.com etc....it is a GREAT way to get pictures for a communication system. Then if you have Claris Works or Microsoft Word or whatever you use for drawing and painting you can copy - paste them with several pictures to a document and print it out! Voila!


Boardmaker Downloadable Files

Keep in mind that these may not work for you if you don't have the boardmaker program installed. But they all might be worth checking out to see if there is anything you can print out!

Boardmaker on Board a set of 12 downloadable files for boardmaker

Boardmaker story made by kids on an apple picking trip

Chore Flash Cards

Downloadable Boardmaker resources and example files at Special Education Technology British Columbia

The DynaVox Page Exchange These pre-programmed pages for the DynaVox family of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices and software are offered free for your own use or client use. These files will be useful only if you already use DynaVox System Software.The pages are easily modified and customized. The graphic images of these pages can be viewed by everyone. Users of other dynamic display AAC software and devices may get new ideas for their own programming.however there is a "page photo" you can look at and then print)

Examples of Intellikeys overlays at Special Education Technology British Columbia

Games For All

How to Use Visual Supports to Help People With Autism

Intellikeys activity exchange (You will need to do a free registration to access the files.Welcome to the IntelliTools Activity Exchange! Here you’ll find hundreds of activities for use with IntelliKeys that have been created by teachers, parents, and specialists worldwide. These lessons, games, and exercises have been created with Overlay Maker, IntelliTalk, IntelliPics and ClickIt! to meet specific curriculum objectives. They’re a fabulous classroom resource and a great way to experience the Creativity Tools in action. You can browse the Activity Exchange and download activities directly to your hard drive)

Mayer-Johnson Download Files for MAC or Windows

Mother Goose Rebus Rhymes.

Picture Recipes

Talking Words (Teach Children With Autism. They have TalkingWords, TalkingTargets, Attribute Cards E-Book and DataSheet Generator

Teacher Created Resources Page * Boardmaker files * Boardmaker files formatted for the Voice in the Box * Intellipics Games

These Boardmaker templates were created by Burnaby Teachers for Burnaby Teachers. Please feel free to download them and use them where appropriate.

Visual Schedule Systems at Special Education Technology British Columbia


Resources For Pictures

ArtToday Members Site

Barry's Clip Art Server

Clipart.com

Comstock Stock Photography

Corbis Search 1.0

Corel: home business, graphics, Web and desktop

Finding Pictures Online

Free Stuff Graphics (Free Stuff - graphics, clipart, software, and more)

Gifpile (The Best!!! Thousands and thousands of gifs, icons, graphics and links)

Icon Bazaar

PictureQuest (you will have to do a free registration to use)

Silver Lining Multimedia, Inc. ("Picture This" disc...It is loaded with over 2400 high-resolution images specifically designed to teach language to visual learners.) You can also purchase this at Different Roads To Learning


These pages are mainly standard size pecs pictures with icons that are most commonly used

Pecs Pictures Page Five (answer phone, blow, blow bubbles, don't walk, walk, dot to dot, cut hair, don't pick nose,wait, go potty, wipe bottom)

Pecs Pictures Page Six (backpack, school, no school, play dress up - boy, play dress up-girl, lunch time, time out-girl, time out- boy, etch a sketch, dump truck)

Pecs Pictures Page Seven (art, paint, crayon, markers, paintbrush, paints, paints, computer, scissors, play doh, line up, write)

Pecs Pictures Page Eight (potty, put back, playground, bye, hi, foot, hair, hand, leg, mouth, nose, toes)

Pecs Pictures Page Nine (tongue, arm, quiet, play, puzzle, book, sit on floor, hold hands, play game, diaper, pool, sandbox)

Pecs Pictures Page Ten (beads, haircut, tickle, cut nails, throw away, go night night, socks, shoes, pants, hat, put on pants, put on shirt)

Pecs Pictures Page Eleven (shirt, underpants, bath, letters, shapes, blocks, circle, diamond, heart, triangle, star, rectangle)

Pecs Pictures Page Twelve (oval, square, count, black, blue, brown, gold, gray, green, orange, pink, purple)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirteen (red, yellow, white, black, blue, brown, gold, gray, green, orange, pink,purple)

Pecs Pictures Page Fourteen (three are icons the rest is the start of imported "real" photographs) (red, yellow, white, broom, comb, phone, remote, bike, potty, dentist, couch,c ouch,)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty- eight (Icons for nursery rhyme songs-bingo,wheels on the bus, hey diddle diddle, baa baa black sheep, twinkle twinkle, humpty dumpty, hickory dickory dock,where is thumbkin?, ants go marching, if you're happy, old mcdonald, pat-a-cake)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-nine (Icons for nursery rhyme songs- london bridges, I'm a little teapot, incey wincey spider, row row row your boat, mary had a little lamb, jack and jill went up the hill)


These are the most common standard size for pecs with imported "real" photographs

Pecs Pictures Grocery Shopping List (about 70 pictures of common foods/items to put on a picture grocery shopping list, let me know more specifics to add!)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifteen (start of food items) (soccer, basketball, bowling, baseball, school bus, line up, jellybeans, pretzel, popcorn, french fries, broccoli, sandwich)

Pecs Pictures Page Sixteen (food) (orange, pear, grapes, strawberry, apple, bananas, watermelon, pickle, potato, shopping, chinese food, pizza)

Pecs Pictures Page Seventeen (food) (eggs, taco, cupcake, doughnut, bread, butter, pancakes, tater tots, corn dog, cupcake, hamburger, hot dog)

Pecs Pictures Page Eighteen (food, a few name brands) (celery, bagel, corn, hot dog, hamburger, salad, spaghetti, vlasic pickles, claussen pickles, grape jam, skippy peanut butter, jiff peanut butter)

Pecs Pictures Page Nineteen (food) (melon, taco, olive, cereal, chips, grilled cheese, chicken nuggets, cookie, popcorn, carrots, salt, salt and pepper)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty (name brand food items) (frenches mustard, campbells soup, chocolate milk, cookies, pringles, hersey's, oreo, miracle whip, draft mayonaise, hunts ketchup, heinz ketchup, hellmans mayonaise)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-One (name brand food and drink) (frenches mustard, musslemans applesauce, coke, pepsi, cherry 7-up, gatorade, squeezit, 7-up, kool-aid burst, sprite, aunt jemima waffles, eggo waffles,)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Two (name brand crackers) (chicken tenders, corn on the cob, bugles, teddy grahams, honey maid graham cracker, keebler graham cracker, cheese nips, town house crackers, ritz crackers, club crackers, cheez-it, hi ho crackers)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Three (name brand frozen foods) (tomstone pizza, freschetta pizza, tonys pizza, red baron pizza, mrs. pauls fish sticks, gortons fish sticks, van de kamps fish sticks, french fries, tator tots, green giant frozen peas, green giant frozen corn, green giant niblets corn on the cob)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Four (name brand cereals) (premium saltine crackers, lucky charms, french toast crunch, kix, cocoa pebbles, post raisin brain, kellogs frosted flakes, fruit loops, cheerios, cinnamon toast crunch, apple jacks, trix)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Five (name brand cereals and breakfast foods) (cocoa krispies, cookie crisp, rice krispies, kellogs smacks, cocoa puffs, nilla wafers, keebler vanilla wafers, nutri grain bars, kudos, pop tarts, nature valley granola bars, keebler animal crackers )

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Six (candy) (snickers, plain m&m's, peanut m&m's, milky way, fruit roll ups, fruit gushers, chips ahoy cookies, string thing, nutter butter cookies, chips deluxe cookies, fig newtons, trix fruit candy )

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Seven (candy,baked beans,yogurt,tuna) (twix, 3 musketeers, colombo yogurt, dannon yogurt, bushs baked beans, b&m baked beans, van camps beans, chicken of the sea tuna fish, star kist tuna fish, green giant canned corn, green giant canned peas)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Eight (appliances) (stove, microwave, tv, vcr, vacuum)

Pecs Pictures Page Twenty-Nine (computers, objects) (computer, clock, stapler, hole punch, umbrella, chair, kleenex, ball, camera)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty (objects, places to go) (paints, paintbrush, tape, presents, toaster, can opener, money, church, library, post office, gas station, park)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-One (name brand food hot dogs , bacon, mac and cheese etc) (oscar mayer hot dogs, ball park hot dogs, hormel bacon, hungry jack waffle, fritos, oscar mayer bacon, ragu spaghetti sauce, kraft macaroni and cheese, pringles, rold gold pretzels, tostitos hersey's chocolate bar)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Two (koolaid,jello photos. Places to eat icons) (kool-aid, jell-o, arby's, burger king, dairy queen, domino's pizza, hardee's, macdonalds, kentucky fried chicken, wendy's, pizza hut)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Three (places to eat) (taco bell, k mart, wal mart, chilis, applebee's, arby's, burger king, boston market, blimpie, denny's, dunkin donuts, fazoli's)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Four (places to eat) (del taco, krispy kreme, hardee's, taco bell, red lobster, olive garden, dairy queen, papa johns, chick-fil-a, pizza hut, churchs chicken, domino's pizza)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Five (places to eat) (kentucky fried chicken, papa johns, perkins, cracker barrel, mcdonald's, chi-chi's)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Six (twelve covers for barney videos)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Seven (videos - 3 more barney covers, green eggs and ham, cat in the hat, grinch that stole christmas, dr. seuss abc, 2 blues clues videos, veggie tales, teletubbies and a sesame street counting video)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Eight (videos - 6 covers for thomas the tank engine, 3 covers for winnie pooh, 2 more blue's clues)

Pecs Pictures Page Thirty-Nine (videos - 2 more thomas the tank engine, pinocchio, pocahontas, cinderella, sleeping beauty, aladdin, little mermaid, dumbo, pete's dragon, robin hood, mulan)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty (videos - snow white, bug's life, mary poppins, wizard of oz, toy story, 101 dalmations, lion king, peter pan, simba's pride, hercules, rescuers, sword in the stone)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-One (videos- quest for camelot, jungle book, games - hungry hungry hippos, candyland, cootie, hi ho cherry-o, bed bugs, farm families, go fish, oreo matching, fisher price farm, fisher price garage)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Two (games - lucky ducks, guess who, octopus dominoes, don't wake daddy, operation, disney memory, barney memory, chicken limbo, lingo bingo, kids on stage, original memory, letter detective))

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Three (games - mr. potato head, roll over rover, boggle jr., alphapets, best number game ever, timing it right, rivers roads & rails, pooh memory, letter detective, )

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Four ("positions" - beside, between, in front, behind, out, in, on, off, up, down, under, over)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Five ("actions" - slide, stand up, sit down, swing, tie, roll, run, kiss, wave, drink, eat, sleep)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Six ("actions" - blow, pour, read, kick, jump, clap,)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Seven (actions/activities - kick ball, play soccer, slide, go sledding, sled, run, sleep, go night night, paint, play dollhouse, ride bike, ride bike)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Eight (actions/activities - swim, play water, baseball, softball, trampoline, jump, jump on tramp, circle time, sit in circle, floor time)

Pecs Pictures Page Forty-Nine (objects - wagon, toilet paper, remote control, tv control, garbage, stroller, flashlight, keys, timer, fish, mailbox, dice)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty (objects - toaster, bandaid, stool, hanger, cut, light, broom, toothpaste, dirty clothes, clothes basket, feed dog, dog water)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-One (Holidays - special day, holidays, birthday, valentines day, st. patricks day, halloween, thanksgiving, easter, fathers day, mothers day)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-Two (Kids school activities - nap time, rest time, quiet time, paint, story time, lunch, draw, color, puzzle, blocks, read book, tie shoe)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-Three (Kids school activities - computer, jump rope, soccer, kick ball, ride bus,go home, go school, line up)

Pecs Pictures Page Sixty (cheetos, bugles, sun chips, goldfish, crinkle fries, potato chips, ore ida tator tots, bbq potato chips, microwave popcorn, klondike bar, sundae crunch bar, popcorn)

Pecs Pictures Page Sixty-One (hamburger helper, pasta salad, lipton noodles, pasta roni, suddenly salad, tuna helper, rice roni, beef ravioli, spaghetti and meatballs, manwich, sloppy joe, sunflower seeds)

Pecs Pictures Page Sixty-Two (taco shells, refried beans, chili cheese dip, salsa, fritos, lunchables nachos, string cheese, taco cheese)

Pecs Pictures Page Sixty-Three (black olives, snow cone, cotton candy, coffee, coffee pot, coffee maker, lunch tray)

Pecs Pictures Page Sixty-Four (traffic lights, school crossing guard, roller blades, play cards, potty chair, shot, life jacket, birthday cake)


Pecs Pictures For Sign Language Symbols

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-Four (more, help, make, open, need, play, put, rub, try, work, want, close)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-Five (do, don't, don't, come, don't like, don't want, finished, I need help, get, please, I want, what's that?)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-Six (can I?, slow, my, all done, all gone, fast, no way, helper, I want to watch, let's go home, trampoline, parachute game)

Pecs Pictures Page Fifty-Seven (now, bedtime, snack time, breakfast time, lunch time, dinner time, when, never, break time, it's time, circle time, time out)