An Improvised Eye-Pointing Communication System for Temporary Use The construction and use of an improvised eye-pointing communication device is described. It is suggested for temporary, ad hoc use to establish and enhance initial communication with an appropriate client in situations where no other augmentative communication system or assistive technology is yet available. The device is made of materials ... Clinical Exchange
Clinical Exchange  |   April 01, 1990
An Improvised Eye-Pointing Communication System for Temporary Use
 
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  • Thomas W. King
    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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Augmentative & Alternative Communication / Clinical Exchange
Clinical Exchange   |   April 01, 1990
An Improvised Eye-Pointing Communication System for Temporary Use
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1990, Vol. 21, 116-117. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2102.116
History: Received July 17, 1989 , Accepted September 21, 1989
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1990, Vol. 21, 116-117. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2102.116
History: Received July 17, 1989; Accepted September 21, 1989

The construction and use of an improvised eye-pointing communication device is described. It is suggested for temporary, ad hoc use to establish and enhance initial communication with an appropriate client in situations where no other augmentative communication system or assistive technology is yet available. The device is made of materials that are commonly available in most settings, and allows use of single-item or encoded selection techniques.

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