Definition of conductive education in English:

conductive education


  • [mass noun] A system of training for people with motor disorders, especially children, which aims to reduce their dependence on artificial aids.

    • ‘We hope Emma can continue her programme of conductive education and we wish her all the best for the future.’
    • ‘The money will pay for a trip to the Peto Institute, in Budapest, which provides a unique therapy to treat cerebral palsy, called conductive education.’
    • ‘They concluded that K did not need either the conductive education or the extended school day provided at A Manor School.’
    • ‘However since he was 15 months old, he has been following the principle of conductive education, developed by the world famous Peto Institute in Budapest.’
    • ‘Generalisation of the programmes through the use of conductive education was also essential for A.’


conductive education