Emily, Kaveh and Royden

Tobii Dynavox

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Emily Strom received her undergraduate degree in general education, Master’s degree in special education, and learning behavior specialist certificate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She taught special education working with school-age students with a range of disabilities across varied school settings. Before becoming a Global Product Manager at Tobii Dynavox, Emily was Curriculum and Content Writer for Boardmaker Instructional Solutions.

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Kaveh Vefagh is the Regional Manager EMEIA (Europe Middle-East India and Africa) at Tobii Dynavox and has worked in the assistive technology and AAC field for 8 years. He is particularly passionate about building and supporting AAC ecosystems in the emerging AAC countries and give as many people as possible independence and a voice.

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Royden James is the Global Product Manager for Tobii Dynavox, wherehe manages the strategy and development of the Accessibility Software Portfolio. As a qualified Product Designer and a father to a non-verbal autistic son, Royden has worked for a number of e-health companies as well as created an application to help his son with daily communication and planning. Prior to joining Tobii Dynavox, Royden was the Growth Director for Medicheck AB, a Tele-doctor Platform specializing in chronic conditions based out of Stockholm Sweden. As an avid gamer, he is also working alongside a number of non-profit organizations, as well as some of the most well-known indie and Triple A game studios, to make gaming more inclusive and accessible for everyone.

SESSION

Oct 16th 2019.
  16:00 - 16:45 p.m.    

Session: Autism Spectrum Disorder

About session

Autism session is intented for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder as well as experts working with children with ASD. Royden James, Emily Strom, and Kaveh Vefagh, experts from Tobii Dynavox, will be answering your questions about early intervention for children with ASD, the importance of including experts of different profiles in the process of eduaction and rehabilitation, and what to do when children with ASD become adults with ASD.