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Introduction to Eye Gaze Technology
Eye gaze technology is one option that students with complex physical needs might use to access a computer or communication device. This emerging technology can break down barriers to accessing communication and learning for some students who find it difficult to point or manipulate learning materials.
Considerations for Choosing an Eye Gaze System
With a range of different eye gaze technology options on the market it can be difficult to know which options to choose. Each system contains its own features and benefits which means no one system will be the best choice for everyone. When selecting an eye gaze system for an individual, or for a number of students to use in a school, it’s important to consider the features that are needed and then compare systems based on these needs.
Set up and Positioning for use of an Eye Gaze System
Getting the right setup and positioning for eye gaze is extremely important for it to work effectively. The goal when positioning for eye gaze use is to achieve a stable eye image for the eye gaze system to track.
Keys to developing Eye Gaze Skills
There are a range of cognitive and motor skills involved for different activities. As with any new tool, students need opportunities and support to learn how to operate an eye gaze system.
Factors for Success
An eye gaze system can be complex technology to setup and integrate into the school setting. There are a number of factors which can lead to more successful implementation and better outcomes for students.
In Eye Gaze accessible software and websites there are a range of activities that can provide opportunities for students to achieve their learning goals.
Eye Gaze for the English Curriculum
Eye Gaze for the Mathematics Curriculum
Eye Gaze for the Arts Curriculum