Royden James, SWEDEN

Tobii Dynavox

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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.

Oct 16th 2019.
  12:00 - 12:30 p.m.    

The future of tech and innovation in AAC and Access

About session

In this lecture you will learn about technology and how it can beused to improve the lives of people with disabilities, and how innovations like VR and AI can help pave the way for the future of accessibility, AAC and inclusion. Wewill touch on innovations from the past, the present, but you will also get a sneak peek at what's to come.

Oct 16th 2019.
  4:00 - 4:45 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.