Journal of Research and Development of Extraordinary Education, 4, 29-31. (Malaysia)
Abstract:
This study discusses communication aid using the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) to children with Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome (RTS). RTS’s children suffer mental retardation, have the – the autistic, can not speak and can not manage themselves well. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of using PECS and RTS students can improve their language to communicate better to all. Based on the theory of constructivism introduced by Gagne that emphasizes learning system must start from the simple to the complex. The study design is a case study of a child suffering from Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome. In conclusion, the PECS implemented is expected can help children’s RTS and improve their academic performance.

[AUTHORS=”Bazain, D./Bari, S.”]
[RESEARCH CATEGORIES=”Articles About PECS/Effects of PECS/Syndromes”]
[RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS=”Journal of Research and Development of Extraordinary Education”]