ABOUT WOKSHOPS


Each conference day the attendees will have a chance to participate in workshops in a 60-minute workshop period. A number of closed type workshops will be held at the same time so everyone will be able to choose according to their interests. The number of participants is limited so we would advise you to apply on time for the preferred workshop.




ATAAC 2022 Workshops


Sep 29th 2022


Charlie Danger: Practical advices and technology tips for switches and eye-gaze and upcoming technology


Supporting people through the practical steps for an effective eye-gaze assessment




Kim Lawther: Personalising Voco Chat, making communication more motivating


Voco Chat is a pragmatically organised, low-cell count symbol vocabulary for people of any age who need larger cells. This vocabulary enables users to communicate for a wide range of reasons from saying what you want or asking a question, to telling someone about yourself or having a conversation. Available in multiple languages including Croatian! Join us to hear more about how the six message pathways support users to participate more, engage in conversations and be more independent as well as talk about important topics such as mental health and wellbeing.




Mateja Vukašinec: SENcastle – A New Sensory Product for Working with Children with Disabilities


In this workshop we will define possible forms of sensory break, depending on the child's sensory needs. We will show how to create sensory breaks for children with disabilities using elements of sensory integration and assistive technology. We will also give the participants the oportunity to test the SENcastle and see the benefits in the application of this product in daily work with children with disabilities.




Roberto Vitali: GECO is the ToolBox of the student with SEN and of the Inclusive Teacher


How to use all the flexibility of the AT software GECO: Learning Spaces, Pictures and Symbols, TTS and Voice Recognition, Voice Abstracts, Mapping Outloud, Atomic configuration, etc...




IRISBOND: Hiru - multi-platform eye-tracking device


In this workshop we will show you our product Hiru. Hiru received Made for iPad certification from Apple, becoming the first multi-platform eye-tracking device that works seamlessly with iPad devices in addition to Windows. Now, it's possible to use eye-tracking on iPadOS for communication, learning, work, and multimedia apps such as HomeKit!




Sep 30th 2022


Will Wade: Pasco & Dasher. Improving rate and auditory scanning solutions for people who use AAC


In this workshop we will demonstrate the development of Pasco – an open-source auditory scanning system which we are using with a number of individuals to spell and access complex multilingual vocabulary. The aim is to present features of auditory scanning systems.




Mateja Vukašinec: SENcastle – A New Sensory Product for Working with Children with Disabilities


In this workshop we will define possible forms of sensory break, depending on the child's sensory needs. We will show how to create sensory breaks for children with disabilities using elements of sensory integration and assistive technology. We will also give the participants the oportunity to test the SENcastle and see the benefits in the application of this product in daily work with children with disabilities.




David Hofer: LIFEtool products IntegraMouse Plus, IntegraMouse AIR, WheelSim and upcoming apps


In this workshop we will show LIFEtool products IntegraMouse Plus, WheelSim simulation app, the latest from the world of LIFEtool apps for Windows and iPads and how to use them effectively for playing and learning




Lena Kondratjeva: Using eyegaze for games that can be used to enhance learning through play


A workshop on using eye-gaze for games that can be used to enhance learning through play.




Ines Delzotto: Grid 3 - AAC software in Croatian


In this workshop we will present usage of communication software Grid 3