Users with disabilities

Users with disabilities

EyeHarp was especially designed to include, and be available for, many types of disabilities. Those who are diagnosed with conditions such as cerebral palsy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, amputation of an upper limb, or spinal cord injury can learn and enjoy playing music with their eyes. It is also suitable for people with intellectual disabilities.

EyeHarp adapts to the musical level and capabilities of each user. You can modify the number of notes on the screen, the size of the notes, the sounds, the scale, and many other properties, as well as to play different songs and exercises, thus providing a tailored music learning and music playing experience.


The benefits that EyeHarp provides to people with disabilities are numerous

Improving of your cognitive abilities
When learning music, gray matter volumes of the motor, auditory and visual-spatial brain regions tend to be higher, as well as the gray matter density of the language area.
Improving your self-esteem
Being able to play an instrument by yourself, developing and expressing creativity, and making progress in musical learning provide a major boost to self-esteem. EyeHarp is an engine of motivation, accomplishment, and higher self-esteem.
Improving your social and interpersonal skills
Playing music in a group is a fundamental social activity with communication at its core. EyeHarp is an inclusive instrument that allows you to play with other musicians, with or without disabilities. And, through playing music, to improve your communication, interpersonal and social skills.


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