Starlight Xperience Transforms Hospital Stays for Seriously Ill Children through the Magic of Virtual Reality

In reality, 7-year-old Grady is wheelchair-bound, receiving weeks of treatment and physical therapy at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in Minnesota. In virtual reality, he explores the streets of London, pointing at the double-decker bus that rolls by, seemingly only a few feet away. “I would sit on the very top level of a double-decker bus,” Grady says. “It feels like …

Starlight Children’s Foundation, the Walt Disney Company and Google Unveil ‘Starlight Xperience,’ an Innovative New Virtual Reality Program Designed to Transform the Hospital Experience for Children

 Founding Sponsor, Star Wars: Force for Change, Collaborates on New Technology Program Using Virtual Reality SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 11, 2018) – Starlight Children’s Foundation, an organization whose mission is to create moments of joy and comfort for hospitalized kids and their families, unveiled today its newest initiative, Starlight Xperience virtual reality, a groundbreaking new technology program that offers …