One of the outstanding principles of Conductive Education is the use of the group as an educational means. The group is one of the motivational factors that characterize the system. The special nature groups in Conductive Education stem from the fact that despite the great differences likely to exist between group members, the educational objectives are the same.
How can one cause the child with a disability to take upon himself the determination necessary to be an active participant in his environment and the tenacity to continue searching out ways to help himself? The answer is in the role of the Conductor.
Evidence-based studies often do not capture the qualitative outcomes experienced by CE participants. Rather first-hand testimonials from participants and/or their parents who have taken Conductive Education at one of North America’s many professional CE Centers provides the best ‘voice of CE’ and its effectiveness. These can be found on …
Andrea Luciani is a 25-year old young lady with Cerebral Palsy that has been with March of Dimes Conduction Education program since she was 6-years old. Her story is inspiring for anyone with any type of disability. In her own words….
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?
Conductive Learning focuses on helping the whole person. It’s based on the idea that everyone has the capacity to learn. We target daily life skills that include sitting, eating, walking, toileting and dressing independence. Conductive Education (CE) is not Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or an exercise program.