[caption id="attachment_20859" align="alignright" width="300"] National Autistic Society Campaign[/caption] An overwhelming 40% of parents who have a child with autism say that their child’s school does not adequately meet their needs, according to a report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism (APPGA) and the National Autistic Society (NAS).   Despite more than 1 in 100 children being autistic, Autism and education in England 2017, states that...

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Read the case study   Staff at St Joseph’s Specialist School and College decided to purchase a Magic Carpet in October 2014, with the aim of enhancing the sensory experience for learners that use the school’s Nurture Room.   Since purchasing the device, staff have lived up to the school’s strapline of “no limits, just possibilities” and have proceeded to:   Take the lead in creating their own personalised apps...

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Interactive games, like Magic Carpet and Magic Mirror, can help children with disabilities improve critical motor skills, according to research.     The study, published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, found that that active games had a positive effect on helping to develop motor skills for many developmental disorders.   Project supervisor Dr Lisa Barnett, from Deakin's School of Health and Social Development, said: "Not all...

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Read the full case study here.   Sensory Guru has worked alongside staff at Hazel Court Community Specialist School to design their new Sensory Room, which has been named by learners as The Discovery Room, due to its ability to create an immersive environment where students can discover the wonders of the world around them.   Sensory Guru caught up with Katherine Lewis, a Specialist Communication Teaching Assistant from the...

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[caption id="attachment_20133" align="alignright" width="275"] Able Magazine Award Certificate[/caption] Magic Carpet has been awarded a 5* rating from Able Magazine, the UK’s favourite disability lifestyle publication.   Tom Jamison, Editor of Able Magazine, said: “There was some truly outstanding products on show at Naidex 2017.” He decided to give Magic Carpet a five-star rating, which means that it achieved top marks in relation to:   Function: Is the Magic Carpet...

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[caption id="attachment_20102" align="alignright" width="210"] Leonard Cheshire Disability review Magic Carpet[/caption] Leonard Cheshire Disability has praised the engagement, inclusivity and accessibility of Magic Carpet, which was recently installed at their Appley Cliff Care Home.   Magic Carpet is an interactive projection system that projects applications onto any horizontal service.   Users can control and play with Magic Carpet by moving on, or over, the projected application.   The Magic Carpet comes with over...

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Sensory Guru has offered free software upgrades worth over £3000, to their entire Magic Carpet customer base, in order to show their appreciation for their clients support and enable them to have access to the latest Magic Carpet software.   Since September 2016, Sensory Guru product specialists have visited customers to provide training and access to the new software, which will enable them to enjoy the latest...

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Sensory Guru has offered free software upgrades worth over £3000, to their entire Magic Carpet customer base, in order to show their appreciation for their clients support and enable them to have access to the latest Magic Carpet software.   The feedback from clients has been outstanding. Altogether 98% of users described the App Store as “brilliant”, 95% said that they would recommend Magic Carpet to colleagues...

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It has been a fantastic start to 2017 for Sensory Guru, which has been awarded its second win of the year, for its Mobile Magic Carpet app based interactive projection system.   Mobile Magic Carpet was awarded "Best of Show" by NewBay publications Installation, Tech&Learning UK, Audio Media International and PSN Europe.   The competition recognised the most innovative new products on show at ISE in Amsterdam.   Judges took into consideration:   ease of use/maintenance performance...

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