Training Type: Device Training
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.
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.
Course Content Level: Introductory
Date & Time: Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM CT
Cost: Free of Charge
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.