Vision and Communication Research


Looking, Seeing and Communicating

This website is dedicated to a 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, University College London, and the Department of Neurodisability, Great Ormond Street Hospital.  

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The Eye-Pointing Classification Scale is also available to download in the following languages:

Below are a set of short videos in which Humphrey the puppet demonstrates looking behaviours 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