Specialists in Cerebral Palsy




Date/Time: Tuesday 13th March 2018— Thursday 15th March 2018

Location: Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales, Cardiff

Level: Introductory level

Course leaders:

Jennifer Carroll MA, MCSP, PGC(HE) (Consultant Physiotherapist and Bobath Tutor)

Dawn Forbes MCSP (Bobath Clinical Expert Physiotherapist)

Rina Van der Walt MSc, MRCSLT (Consultant Speech Language Therapist Senior Bobath Tutor)

What is the Introductory Course?

The course is designed to give course participants an insight into the use of the Bobath concept through demonstrations, discussions and lectures. Because of the introductory nature of this course, there will not be an opportunity for practical handling by course participants.


  • To familiarise therapists with the basic concepts that underpin the Bobath approach to treatment.
  • To demonstrate the interdisciplinary nature of assessment and treatment using the Bobath approach.
  • To discuss the implications of an understanding of child development to the treatment of cerebral palsy.
  • To demonstrate the assessment and treatment of children with spastic and dyskinetic features of cerebral palsy.

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Doctors who work with children with cerebral palsy or who hope to work in paediatrics in the future.

Fee: £375.00

Interested: To sign up, please enroll online here.