Parent perception of two eye-gaze control technology systems in young children with cerebral palsy: pilot study.
Karlsson, Petra and Wallen, Margaret 2017. Parent perception of two eye-gaze control technology systems in young children with cerebral palsy: pilot study. in: P. Cudd and L. D. Witte (ed.) Harnessing the Power of Technology to Improve Lives Netherlands: IOS Press BV. pp. 1095 - 1102
|Authors||Karlsson, Petra and Wallen, Margaret|
|Editors||P. Cudd and L. D. Witte|
Eye-gaze control technology enables people with significant physical disability to access computers for communication, play, learning and environmental control. This pilot study used a multiple case study design with repeated baseline assessment and parents' evaluations to compare two eye-gaze control technology systems to identify any differences in factors such as ease of use and impact of the systems for their young children. Five children, aged 3 to 5 years, with dyskinetic cerebral palsy, and their families participated. Overall, families were satisfied with both the Tobii PCEye Go and myGaze® eye tracker, found them easy to position and use, and children learned to operate them quickly. This technology provides young children with important opportunities for learning, play, leisure, and developing communication.
|Page range||1095 - 1102|
|Book title||Harnessing the Power of Technology to Improve Lives|
|Publisher||IOS Press BV|
|Place of publication||Netherlands|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-1095|
|Research Group||School of Allied Health|
|Journal citation||242, pp. 1095 - 1102|
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