Firstly I’d like to thank both Spencer (Radio Announcer) and also Anne (Producer) from Brisbane Radio Station, ABC 612. For without their constant support for the One Week Job Project, this job never would have found its way to me :-)
This Week I have the pleasure of working with an inspired group of Conductive Education Teachers based out at Conductive Education Queensland in Coopers Plains on the south of Brisbane!
Annette Demack, a loyal listener to ABC 612 first heard my story on the radio and decided to jump on board with the project, share her Passion and at the same time give me the opportunity to find out if it is going to be mine
Annette you see is one of the Directors at Conductive Education Queensland.
So that’s how I came to get the job, but what is Conductive Education exactly?
Rather than me mixing up the actual definition in my own words. I thought best to give you all the correct definition from the CEQ website.
Definition. Conductive Education – Conductive Education is a system of education developed to teach children and adults with physical disabilities (cerebral palsy and other neurological disabilities) the skills and strategies needed to function as independently as possible. Founded in Budapest, Hungary in the 1940’s by medical specialist Dr. Andras Petö, who was concerned for the total well-being of children with cerebral palsy, the system is based on a number of beliefs, the foremost of which is a belief that motor disorder is a learning disability to be overcome rather than a condition to be treated. Read More…
Now that we both have a better understanding of what Conductive Education is exactly. I guess it’s time to now find out if it’s the job for me….