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Imuse For Young People



iMUSE is a 1-to-1 therapeutic multi-sensory experience. It provides a relaxing and creative space where young people can make their own choices and develop non-verbal ways of communicating.

iMUSE uses interactive technology to enable young people to:
Relax – a vibrating mattress gently massages the body. This calms and focuses the mind, relaxes muscle tone and reduces anxiety and stress.
Make Music – motion sensors detect movements and turn them into sounds.
Create visuals – a microphone picks up sounds that iMUSE transforms into beautiful visuals and projects into the iMUSE space.
Use switch technology - a switch enables choice of colour and pattern of the projected visuals.

Each session lasts for 30 minutes. A facilitator finds out which sounds, music and visuals help each young person to relax and focus. They then use these to personalise their iMUSE experience so it’s tailor-made for them.

Who benefits from iMUSE?
Young people who respond to and enjoy music and/or singing.
Young people who need 1-to-1 time to support them to engage with others and the world around them.
Young people with a range of learning, physical and cognitive disabilities, including those who experience anxiety and communication difficulties.

What benefits can iMUSE bring about?

iMUSE can help young people who are agitated and anxious become relaxed and calm.

Creating music or visuals can help young people to express themselves and develop non-verbal ways of communicating.

Young people learn that they can control the iMUSE space by making and expressing their own choices.

iMUSE can help young people become more prepared and focused for other activities.

Contact information

01904 626965


Various Address, York, YO1 6GA

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For ages

Minimum age: 18 Years

Opening times

  • 10.00am-3.00pm


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    DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly criminal records check) policy? Yes

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    All childcare and services should make reasonable adjustments to support disabled children and young people or those with additional needs. Below is a statement from this provider about their inclusive practice and levels of experience of supporting different needs

    This provider has not given an inclusion statement. Please contact them for details of what adjustments they can make to support access to their service


    • Activities And Things To Do / Inclusive Activities

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    Last updated: 14/3/2019

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