Mayer-Johnson PCS

The Mayer-Johnson PCS Symbol Set is widely used in the field of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) as well as for literacy support.

Developed over 25 years, the set comprises over 7000 colour symbols designed to represent words and short phrases to support children and adults with communication challenges.

Mayer-Johnson screenshot - afraid  Mayer-Johnson screenshot - finished  Mayer-Johnson screenshot - medium 
 Afraid  Finished  Medium


The symbols are clear and aesthetically pleasing to motivate learners as they use them. In many cases, there are alternative symbols available for certain words, allowing you to tailor the set to a particular pupil.

Mayer-Johnson screenshot - my turn  Mayer-Johnson screenshot - my turn 2  Mayer-Johnson screenshot - my turn 1 
 My turn My turn  My turn


Using symbols with Clicker

Use these symbols with Clicker to support writing or to create a powerful communication aid.