Adult pic exchange and talk
This program is intended to provide an alternative means of communication for a child who is unable to speak with his mouth.It is not a true form of speech for the child but an alternative means that will allow him to “speak” his thoughts even if his mouth won’t cooperate.
Sexting involves the practice of creating, sending and/or posting sexually suggestive images or video via mobile phone, email, or over the Internet. More than one in three young adults between the age of 18-24 have sexted, and one in four teenagers have done the same. Despite widespread and oftentimes breathless media coverage of teenage sexting stories, it is hardly confined to the under-30 crowd.
A systematic review of the research in 2008 by Tien found that PECS is effective in enhancing functional communication skills of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
That means that PECS allowed these children a means to communicate with others that they did not have before starting PECS.
This exhibition explores what happens when artists are partnered with other artists and the pairs engage in a visual dialogue using only their phones.
The Met commissioned 12 artists to participate in the project, all of whom were asked to invite another artist to be his or her conversation partner for a five-month period.