Monday, June 12, 2017

Smartbox Grid 3 Software & Eye Gaze Training

Date: 6/27/2017
Time: 12:00-2:00PM 
8301 Farrow Drive, Columbia SC 29203
Speaker: Chris Gibbons, PhD, CCC-SLP, VP of Education & Assessment at Smartbox Inc.
Cost: Free

Join us for a discussion of clinical applications for Grid 3 including neurodegenerative and acquired communication disability, language strategies for early SGD users, and symbol communication. Client examples will be used to introduce grid set development, user profiles, and access solutions.  Learn about specific grid sets including those with core language systems, symbol set development and organization, as well as robust language and access training tools built into Grid 3. All with full alternative access from direct selection to eyegaze for communication, home automation, and computer needs.

Speaker: Chris Gibbons has worked in a variety of AAC clinical, research, and industry settings as a private practitioner, assistive technology specialist, and policy level consultant. For more than 20 years he has advocated for and contributing to SGD user success through increased access efficiencies and by working to improve funding for SGDs. As VP of Education and Assessment at Smartbox, Inc., Chris is focused on fully integrated AAC systems designed to provide maximum independence for the user.

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