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Lifelites donates specialist technologies for around 10,000 terminally ill and disabled babies, children and young people using every children’s hospice services across the British Isles. These packages enable the children to play, be creative, control something for themselves and communicate - often for the first time. Their conditions mean that many of the children have limited mobility and reduced dexterity and some cannot communicate in traditional ways. 

Lifelites specialist iPad packages have apps that give children the opportunity to join in with creative activities like music and painting. The Magic Carpet gives them experiences they wouldn’t otherwise have to fly a plane, splash in the sea or play football with their brothers and sisters and Eyegaze, an eye tracking device, means they can tell their carers what they would like to eat or drink and can even, for the first time, tell their parents they love them. It means that these children can stay involved with the world around them for as long as it is possible.

The hospices do not pay anything towards their project and all of Lifelites’ work is funded by donations: the equipment, ongoing technical support and training at each hospice costs Lifelites around £50,000 over four years. 

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