2018: Eye Gaze Technology for Emergent Communicators (Rochester, NY)

On location training
Friday, October 5, 2018

Training Type: Implementation Workshop


Course Description:  This implementation-based workshop will begin by reviewing the technical and functional aspects of eye tracking technology and various Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) language systems for the emergent communicator. AAC communication language organization and page set options successfully supported by eye gaze access method will be identified. Finally, communication partner strategies to support successful participation and interaction will be reviewed.
Learning Outcomes: (1) Identify two AAC language options or communication page sets that can be used with eye tracking. (2) State two communication partner strategies for successful communication with gaze interaction technology. (3) Identify three key technical features that make eye tracking technology successful. 
Mary Cariola Children's Center
1000 Elmwood Avenue - Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14620

Contact: Susan Trumble
email: susan.trumble@tobiidynavox.com
phone: 585-490-0945

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


Course Content Level: Introductory

ASHA CEUs: 0.25

Date & Time: Friday, October 05, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:45 AM ET

Cost: Free of Charge

Open Seats: 25

Presenter: Loyal Truong

Loyal has prior experience as an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) evaluator and trainer serving clients of the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center in Los Angeles and the Assistive Technology Exchange Center (ATEC) in Orange County, California. As a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Loyal served children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, ALS, Traumatic Brain Injury, spinal cord injury, and other medically complex needs focusing on communication and computer access. Loyal’s passion for his clients and AAC technology led him to the Learning Services Team at Tobii Dynavox where he currently supports internal and external customer training and implementation needs as a Learning Consultant.

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