How does Conductive Education work? What is the Goal of Conductive Education? What makes Conductive Education different? What specialized training do the conductors have? Are they therapists? What type of disability does this program best help?
Unique Treatment for Neurological Diseases Helps Children and Adults Live Better, More Independent Lives
Motor Challenges such as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Stroke-Related Disabilities and Acquired Brain Damage are difficult for anyone to overcome.
Conductive Education is often described as rehabilitation through learning since it combines the significant principles of OT, PT, SLP, and Special education. It is an intensive, multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to education, training, and development. The rehabilitative plan is not symptoms or lesion centered, but focusing on the person and personality. Conductive Education integrates medical knowledge with educational methods to enable the individuals to learn how to gain control over his or her movements, how to be more successful in his or her social and interpersonal interactions as well improving his or her cognition.
New York Times Interview with the Conductive Learning Center’s Founder, Donna Speigle –
We just published an interview with Donna Speigel, owner of the Snooty Fox chain of consignment shops. Last year, the 11 stores rang up more than $5 million in sales.