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[mass noun] A system of training for people with motor disorders, especially children, which aims to reduce their dependence on artificial aids.
- ‘Generalisation of the programmes through the use of conductive education was also essential for A.’
- ‘They concluded that K did not need either the conductive education or the extended school day provided at A Manor School.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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