Jacks Voice

Our gorgeous big boy is 8 years old today and I can hardly believe it. What better present can I give him than an opportunity to have his own voice. Jacks been fortunate enough to get short sessions in school using a Tobii Eyegaze. It's much like a computer screen but is calibrated to recognise Jacks vision and eye movements. He uses it at school to choose musical instruments to play or to sing 'Old MacDonald had a farm'. It is amazing to see how accomplished he has become at using it in just a few sessions since October. He can choose which program he wants to play and navigate in and out of them just using his eyesight. With a lot more practice the Eyegaze can be used to allow Jack to communicate by using his eyes to select picture signifiers. I feel very strongly about giving Jack this opportunity to have a voice. Therefore I've decided to spend this year fundraising to buy an Eyegaze. It costs a lot of money (£12k) so I'll be working very hard doing a variety it things from a race night and coffee mornings to a Kilomathon and the Edinburgh Half marathon to raise the money. Join me in giving Jack a Voice.
  • A&C Halle 
    • £25 
    • 72 mos
  • Leesa Fallon 
    • £10 
    • 72 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • £10 
    • 73 mos
  • Lesley Wilkie 
    • £100 
    • 73 mos
  • Andrew Collin 
    • £15 
    • 73 mos
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Organizer

Elaine Weir 
Organizer
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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