Eye Gaze Technology for Emergent Communicators (Circle Pines, MN)

On Location Training
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Training Type: Implementation Workshop

Description:

Participants will explore the functional aspects of eye tracking technology and best practices for getting started. A variety of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) language tools for the emergent communicator who uses eye gaze access will be considered. In addition, communication partner strategies to support successful participation and interaction will be discussed. 


Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify two AAC language options or communication page sets that can be used with eye tracking technology
  • State two communication partner strategies for successful communication using gaze interaction technology
  • Identify three key technical features that make eye tracking technology successful for emergent communicators


Check-in will begin at 9:00 am


Location:

Centennial Library

100 Civic Heights Cir,

Circle Pines, MN 55014


Questions?  Contact: Dannel Friel dannel.friel@tobiidynavox.com  651-776-3731


Participants are expected to be present for the entire session. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided. 


Registration on a computer rather than a mobile device is recommended.

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This course will be offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area).


Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 09:30 AM - 12:15 PM CT

Location:

Centennial Library  100 Civic Heights Circle,  Circle Pines,  Minnesota  55014,  United States

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 31

Presenter: Dannel Friel

Dannel Friel, Northeastern MN Solutions Consultant at Tobii Dynavox. She started providing assistive technology support in 1988 at Gillette Children's Hospital and joined Tobii Dynavox in 1997. Dannel's passion is assisting with all things related to AAC including assessment, the funding process, implementation, training and in-services for those supporting children and adults with severe speech and language disabilities.

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