New Forest Conductive Education

We are passionate about leading the way in assisting individuals to create a better future for themselves.          

Based in the stunning New Forest in the South of England UK, we provide vital education and rehabilitation services for children and adults with neurological conditions and for their families across the UK and worldwide along with tailor made and individualised  training packages for parents, carers, professionals, projects and organisations to learn more about the Peto System of Education and how to implement it in their work and in their daily lives since 1988.

Services provided for babies, children, young adults, parents and carers in Hampshire, London and Sussex:

  • Initial Consultation

  • One-to-One Sessions

  • Small Group Sessions

  • Term time Blocks

  • Holiday Courses

  • Holiday Retreats in 5-star accommodation (3-5 day)

  • One to one conductive education and its adequate integration into lessons and into the school day

  • Parent / Carer Training

  • Assistant Training

  • Home Visits

  • Bespoke written recommendations and plans for home use

  • Interior Design to support overall development needs and aspirations and an active way of life in a stylish and fun way

Condition specific services for Adults:

  • Initial Consultation

  • One-to-One Sessions

  • Group Sessions

  • Holiday Retreats for adults in 5 star accommodation (3-5 days)

  • Individual and group sessions in Rest Homes and Nursing homes

  • Individual Mentoring and Coaching

  • Group Mentoring and Coaching

  • Carers Training

  • Home Visits

  • Interior Design to support a stylish, active an independent lifestyle

We provide guidance and training for parents and families to create positive change in their children’ and in their adult relatives’ lives.

Our work is based on the Pető System and 37 years of experience, personal and team research. Parents and families are the most valuable and amazing resources.

Maybe you are tired and frustrated because you don’t know what to do and you are looking for more meaningful and practical ideas and strategies to help your loved ones?

Parents know their children better than anyone else and all family members can have a powerful and positive influence on their loved ones because of their emotional connections.

We believe that all families must be given the tools they need, to provide the best for their loved ones in the case of children an adequate system of upbringing, in the case of adults an adequate lifestyle that facilitates, maintains and ensures the best possible health, wellness, physical, emotional, psychological growths and development.  

We will guide you every step of the way. These sessions can be individually tailored for children, for adults and for family members and for carers. Sessions include, observation, training, assessments and hands on training.

The sessions can also be in a form of general information and training for groups. “Many things can wait; the child cannot. Now is the time his bones are being formed, his mind is being developed. To him, we cannot say tomorrow; his name is today.” Mistral (1889 – 1957)

Services for professionals

Many professionals including nursery and school teachers, health care professionals, personal assistants and care support staff in educational establishments, private homes, nursing and rest homes are increasingly encountering children and adults with different neurologically based conditions and with other disabilities.

A large number of professionals worldwide have not yet received fundamental training that is inspirational and provides them with skills essential to be able to adequately support individuals and groups with a variety of conditions, aspiration and needs.

We would like to help.

We are primed to enhance your professional development through our programmes, courses and In-service training specifically tailored to your field of work or for your organisation.

We can come to a venue of your choice.

We can gear your training around your professional needs or the needs of your organisation.

We are committed to improve your knowledge, skills and impact on your ability to positively influence people's lives.

SDR Rehabilitation Services

We provide dynamic and fun programmes which target and strengthen the exact areas that children with post SDR may need to work on as well as their overall development.

This leads to improved:

  • balance

  • co-ordination

  • walking technique

  • proprioception

  • life enhancing skills.

Our expertise and training, which stems from the roots of the Pető System, is in providing comprehensive programmes for children with cerebral palsy.  Understanding the very nature of how children with cerebral palsy can learn to develop their skills has enabled us to have a head start in providing programmes of an outstanding level.

Since the SDR surgery became popular several years ago, we have had an increased number of families approaching us to help their children following the SDR surgery. Over time, we have adapted, developed and fine-tuned our programmes to specifically cater for children after the surgery.

Our services are run by fully qualified, senior professionals in neuro-rehabilitation.

Post-operative programmes

Following your child’s SDR, we will design a programme which will specifically target the areas which need to be developed, strengthened and improved.

All of our programmes (pre and post operative) work in a holistic manner (i.e. taking into consideration the whole body, the mind and personality of the child).

The Post-operative programmes will begin to build your child’s confidence as they learn to organise their bodies after the changes brought about by the surgery. Posture, balance, flexibility, co-ordination, changing position and place, stepping up and down, self-care and independence are all included as part of the fun classes.

Pre-operative Programmes

Our pre-operative programmes enable students to have an advantage by boosting their general health, strengths, stamina, increased range of movements, independent standing, balancing and walking etc. thus laying the foundations for overall learning and pre-paving the road to independence.

We achieve this by engaging the children into a dynamic active programme following a holistic structured series of tasks all of which are fundamentally based upon the roots of the Pető System. In simple terms, the programmes give the children a whole body work out, loosening and strengthening muscles and on a practical level- improving coordination, balance, weight transference skills, hand function and confidence.

By the very nature of the movements practiced, it has a direct influence on general health and well being – Breathing technique, improved digestion, healthier sleeping patterns, positive mental attitude and reducing stress which in turn improves adaptability and social skills.

Consulting

We have been providing worldwide consulting services for individuals, families, physio therapist, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, teachers, special needs teachers, rehabilitation practices, schools, projects, societies both in the private, state and 3rd sectors since 1988.

  • 3-14 Day Initial Visit

  • Bespoke report and advice

  • Establishment of Conductive Education Programmes

  • Programme Development

  • Quality Assurance

 

Age groups worked with

From babyhood to adult age

Our team

Key staff

Judit Szathmary Director Senior Conductor, Mandy Elliott Head of Service Co-ordinator Senior Conductor

Number of staff

6

Number of conductors

2

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Get in touch

Lymington
Hampshire
SO41 9DN

07967 194 433

07966 431861

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