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The Journey to CHAT: Graham's Story
June 26, 2013
Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University
“I’m bored,” was heard again. This time, the other children in the class started to twitter and giggle. “I’m bored,” was heard once more. Louder giggles came from the students and the teacher knew she could no longer ignore the situation. In most cases a parent/child discussion would be in order, but Barb and Greg Tresness did not have the typical reaction. They were thrilled. When Graham was ten Barb attended a presentation of the Tobii Communication Device. This device uses eye gaze technology to assist communication. Without saying words, Graham would have the ability to speak. Barb had found Graham’s voice.
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