AmberPlus is an innovative service offered by The Amber Trust. It aims to enable blind or partially sighted children to engage with music by providing families and professionals with resources and ideas for music-making.
AmberPlus Website & Free Resources
We have created 300 fun and educational activities to help you engage with your child through music. They include 48 activity cards, plus hundreds of professionally produced songs.
These superb FREE resources can be viewed online or downloaded and are open to families and professionals worldwide.
Example sound files
Quiet and loud
AmberPlus Music Awards
AmberPlus is a three-year Music Awards scheme, available to families in the UK who have a child aged 5 -18 who is visually impaired and who has complex needs. Families involved in the scheme will receive a set of the Tuning In resources, a starter set of percussion instruments, and termly visits from a specially trained practitioner. To apply for a AmberPlus Music Award, please go to the AmberPlus site and use the online registration form.
Download our leaflet PDF Document
AmberPlus is a music service for children aged between 5 and 18. For children under five (including babies), please refer to the Little Amber scheme.
Tuning In activity cards and songbook
In addition to the website, we have printed 48 colourful Tuning In activity cards. They include 300 ideas for everyday musical games and activities that parents or carers of a visually impaired child with complex needs can do. Accompanying the cards is the Tuning In Music Book. These resources are FREE to families who have a blind or partially sighted child. Please email email@example.com for more details.