Vision and Communication Research


Looking, Seeing and Communicating

This website is dedicated to the research programme focused on supporting the communication of children with severe cerebral palsy, who have little or no functional speech. This work is a collaboration between the Department of Language and Cognition at University College London and the Department of Neurodisability at Great Ormond Street Hospital.  

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We are working at translating the Eye-Pointing Classification scale into languages other than English. Current versions available are listed below:

Norwegian Eye-Pointing Classification Scale

Below are a set of short videos where Humphrey the puppet demonstrates looking skills represented in the Eye-Pointing Classification Scale

V - Other looking behaviours
IV - Fixes gaze
III - Fixes, disengages and transfers gaze
III - Fixes, disengages and transfers gaze
II - Shifts gaze to face
I - Eye-points