5 year old Almonte resident Oliver Lumley-Pfeil thrives with eye-reading technology

Photograph by: Bruno Schlumberger , Ottawa Citizen
Photograph by: Bruno Schlumberger , Ottawa Citizen, courtesy www.ottawacitizen.com

5 year old Oliver Lumley-Pfeil has cereberal palsy but with technological aids he is unstoppable. using eye reading technology to communicate and a motorized wheelchair to move about. He is at grade level at the Ontario Children’s Treatment Centre where he attends senior kindergarten and  is the youngest child in Ontario to communicate using eye-gaze technology. He is also active athletically. A Dynavox communication system  mounted on his wheelchair turns his eye movements into speech. Read the full story in the Ottawa Citizen.