Rett SyndromeSome user interaction via the Eyegaze system is possible, but results are still being studied and evaluated.
Demonstrable use by some Rett Syndrome users
Using Eyegaze® with Rett Syndrome
A current, detailed discussion can be found by Dr. Theresa Bartolotta on the PrAACtical AAC Blog.
A small percentage of evaluations done using the Eyegaze Edge with individuals with Rett Syndrome have resulted in accurate calibration and use. On the other hand, some were able to calibrate using the Eyegaze Edge but were not able to use the device in meaningful ways.
Since behaviors and measurable indicators of cognitive linguistic abilities can vary greatly within this population, it is best to proceed with professionals who are well seasoned in working with Rett Syndrome who understand factors of success for the individual client.
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