Petra Karlsson

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PURPOSE This study explored how classroom teachers, allied health professionals, students with cerebral palsy, and their parents view high-tech assistive technology service delivery in the classroom. METHODS Semi-structured interviews with six classroom teachers and six parents and their children were conducted. Additionally, two focus groups comprising(More)
Eye-gaze control technology enables people with significant physical disability to access computers for communication, play, learning and environmental control. This pilot study used a multiple case study design with repeated baseline assessment and parents' evaluations to compare two eye-gaze control technology systems to identify any differences in(More)
BACKGROUND With family-centred care widely recognized as a cornerstone for effective assistive technology service provision, the current study was undertaken to investigate to what extent such approaches were used by schools when assistive technology assessments and implementation occurred in the classroom. METHOD In this cross-sectional study, we compare(More)
PURPOSE The primary objective of this systematic review was to examine the effectiveness of eye-gaze control technology for facilitating communication across different social contexts for people with cerebral palsy and significant physical disability. METHODS Systematic review. RESULTS The search identified 756 potentially eligible articles, of which(More)
Importance Cerebral palsy describes the most common physical disability in childhood and occurs in 1 in 500 live births. Historically, the diagnosis has been made between age 12 and 24 months but now can be made before 6 months' corrected age. Objectives To systematically review best available evidence for early, accurate diagnosis of cerebral palsy and(More)
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