Children with cerebral palsy travel miles to seek free conductive education sessions – Runcorn and Widnes World

CHILDREN with cerebral palsy are travelling miles to attend free conductive education sessions at a Runcorn centre.

The charity Stick ‘n’ Step supports 80 children at its centre at Tudor Hall on York Street and in Wallasey.

To mark Conductive Education Awareness Week which starts today, the charity was amazed to discover just how

far young people are travelling to seek their help and support.

Nationwide, there is a huge shortage of conductive education facilities.

This awareness week aims to increase understanding of conductive education, and its importance and benefits to children and adults with neurological conditions that affect muscle control, ability and learning, due to previous trauma or illness.

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