Cerebral Palsy

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Cerebral Palsy produced by alternative providers.

NHS website

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

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Capability Scotland

Tel: 0131 337 9876
Email: via website
Website: capability-scotland.org.uk

The Organisation is a Registered Charity in Scotland No. SC011330. It campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for, disabled children and adults across Scotland.

Group details last reviewed July 2019.

Bobath Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Tel: 020 8444 3355
Email: via website
Website: bobath.org.uk

The Centre is a National Registered Charity No. 229663. It provides individually tailored therapy for children who have cerebral palsy and other allied neurological conditions. 

Group details last reviewed July 2019.

The Movement Centre

Tel: 01691 404248
Email: info@the-movement-centre.co.uk
Website: the-movement-centre.co.uk

The Centre is a National Registered Charity No. 1075549. It provides evidence based therapy, called Targeted Training, to children who have cerebral palsy, designed to help children gain essential functioning skills and increase independence.

Group details last reviewed July 2019.

National Institute for Conductive Education (NICE)

Tel: 0121 449 1569
Email: foundation@conductive-education.org.uk
Website: conductive-education.org.uk

NICE is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 295873, established in 1986. It provides direct services to children and adults with motor disabilities; cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, children with dyspraxia and those who have been affected by strokes and head injuries. They also undertake research and offer a comprehensive range of professionally oriented, skills-based training courses at all levels.

Group details last updated April 2023.

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