Soundbeam is an award-winning 'touch-free' device which uses sensor technology to translate body movement into music and sound.
In performance, education and therapy, this unique, creative and expressive medium is widely recognised as 'must-have' technology. Soundbeam has been most extensively and thoroughly evaluated with children with Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities.
However, the benefits to children and adults with a range of conditions and syndromes including Autism, ADHD, dementia, Down's Syndrome, Rett's Syndrome, depression, Alzheimer's Disease and challenging behaviours, have also been documented.
Soundbeam provides a medium through which even profoundly physically or learning impaired individuals can become expressive and communicative using music and sound. The sense of control, agency and independence which this provides can be a powerful motivator, stimulating learning and interaction in other areas.
Soundbeam has been established for over 25 years and has undergone continuous development and improvement in response to feedback from its large and loyal international customer base.
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Soundbeam is identified as a key resource by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in assisting children with learning disabilities to attain learning targets as prescribed by the National Curriculum for Music.
Its success rests upon two factors: the sensitivity of the beam means that even the most unreachable or immobilised individuals can 'play' independently; secondly, electronic technology makes available a huge palette of possible sound worlds, releasing the player from the traditional limitations of percussion-based activity.
Soundbeam offers a range of training courses including on-site courses and the three-day Soundability residential training event.
What they say
'It's amazing to see how ingenious people are in using Soundbeam, and also how truly liberating it can be!'
John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin