The Conductive Learning Center of Greater Cincinnati brings Conductive Education to the Greater Cincinnati/Midwest Region.
What Is Conductive Education?
Conductive education is an intensive, multi-disciplinary approach to education, training and development for individuals with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other motor challenges.
Developed in 1945 in Hungary by Dr. Andras Peto, conductive education is based on the theory that the central nervous system has the capacity to form new neural connections, despite neurological damage. By repeating tasks and integrating intentional movement with learning, the brain creates alternate paths to send messages to muscle groups, creating the desired movements. Through this, a child can gain movement and skills, and achieve greater levels of independence.
The critical element of conductive education is the integration of motor-skill development with cognitive and emotional-skill development within a group setting. Most children with motor challenges do not learn exactly the same way as their peers. Conductive education helps these students build their cognitive skills and helps them learn to use alternate strategies to learn. This total approach to learning and training targets children under the age of six, when the potential for impact is greatest, and when they can be prepared for the traditional classroom.
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News Stories About CLCGC
- "A Grandmother's Love Leads to School for Disabled Children" - ABC World News
- DNS STORY HELPS CHANGE LIVES OF A LOCAL FAMILY - Chloe's Story
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- Center helps kids build motor skills
- All About Kids Parenting Magazine
- Cerebral Palsy Source
- Cincinnati Enquirer
- Diane Sawyer's "American Heart"- Cincinnati Grandmother Founds School for Children with Motor Difficulties
- Fox 19 News - National Conductive Education Day
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