Rugby Free Primary School have invested in ground-breaking technology that can help to engage pupils, harness attention and control behaviour.   Magic Carpet is an interactive projection system that helps to stimulate and engage students by bringing complex and sometimes staid subjects to life.   Pupils simply move over the projected applications to interact with the content, which enables students to be up on their feet, immersed in the...

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  Magic Carpet in the Hospital Enviroment Case Study   King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust purchased a Mobile Magic Carpet in 2016, with the aim of enhancing the hospital visit by offering distraction play and providing interactive support during invasive procedures.   Sian Spencer-Little, a specialised play practitioner at the hospital, says that the Magic Carpet has completely transformed children’s perception of a hospital when they visit King’s.   “Due to...

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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_20145" align="alignright" width="300"] Children's Hospice Week 2017[/caption] The CEO of Lifelites has drawn attention to the vital role that technology can play in the lives of children who require palliative care.   Speaking to the national charity Together for Short Lives, as part of Children’s Hospice Week, Simone Enefer-Doy said technology “has the potential to remove the barriers put up by a child’s disability or condition and...

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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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