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Girl, 3, Who Can't Speak To Get Eye-Computer To Communicate

14/08/2014 16:52 | Updated 22 May 2015

Girl, 3, who can't speak to get eye-computer to communicate

After three years of silence, a little girl is to be given the chance to communicate with her family thanks to a computer which she would control with her eyes.

Three-year-old Georgia Edwards is unable to speak or move her hands because she is 'locked inside her body'.

She suffers from Global Development Delay which prevents her from communicating or feeding herself.

Her parents Gavin, 28, and Katie, 26, from Wrexham, North Wales, are unsure what the future holds for their daughter and hope that eye-gaze technology could help her development.

Georgia's mother Katie, from Wrexham, north Wales, said: "She is completely dependent on us. It's a lot of hard work but she's very lovely so we can't complain. We want to give her as many opportunities as we can to allow her to live as fulfilling a life as possible."

The couple believe that the eye-gaze computer would make life easier both for them and their daughter.

"It would give her a more independent way of life," added Katie."She can get so frustrated. It can be difficult to sooth her, she can get upset with everything."

Georgia is still able to walk and has been receiving therapy at Wrexham Child Health Centre.

Her family is looking to raise £3,000 to buy eye-gaze equipment for their daughter having raised £2,500 for her treatment last year and a further £400 to buy an adapted pushchair with a big breakfast event.

They are now planning a range of similar events as part of the

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