Useful Links

For a directory of services available across Scotland, please visit Cerebral Palsy Scotland; here you will find links to practical support such as local therapy providers, as well as information on local sports clubs and activities.

Please note that we are not responsible for the content of any external websites and that you follow links at your own risk. In particular, Wikipedia pages are a useful resource, but are not guaranteed to be accurate. We cannot endorse any particular equipment suppliers.

USEFUL LINKS – BOBATH THERAPY

The Bobath Centre in London provides therapy to children from England and sometimes overseas, as well as training for Bobath practicioners.

For Bobath therapy for children based in Wales, see the Bobath Wales website.

The wikipedia page for the Bobath Concept has a brief explanation of the approach and some useful links.

Bobath Scotland are members of the European Bobath Tutors Association.

USEFUL LINKS – OTHER

The British Bobath Tutors Association is an organisation of tutors in the UK specialising in the assessment and treatment of adults with neurological impairment using The Bobath Concept.

CALL Scotland help children and young people across Scotland to overcome disability and barriers to learning created by their environment, and to fulfil their potential.

Capability Scotland are a charity working with disabled children and adults in Scotland.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance has a range of online resources available.

Cerebral Palsy Scotland is a new website which has been funded by the Big Lottery, and is designed to support families at the point of diagnosis, right through to adulthood.

Cerebral Palsy Scotland addresses the multitude of questions and concerns that parents might have when faced with a diagnosis of cerebral palsy. A directory of services is also included, containing details on local groups and support services, sports and activity clubs, and disabled access holiday companies. There is also some information regarding financial support, and the various trusts and foundations who may be able to assist with equipment etc.

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland are a charity improving the quality of life for people with coronary heart disease, chest dieases and who’ve had strokes in Scotland.

Digby Brown Solicitors – is the largest personal injury firm in Scotland and provide free legal advice and help to parents of children with cerebral palsy.

The Family Fund give grants to families with a disabled or seriously ill child to help make their everyday lives easier.

Head Injury Information Directory – is an online resource for anyone affected by or working in the field of brain injury. The website’s purpose is to bring together information on the many organisations who are involved in brain injury in Scotland.

HelpKidzLearn is a collection of software for young children and those with learning difficulties to play online.

Living Positively With Cerebral Palsy – a forum for adults with cerebral palsy.

Neil’s Wheels – sports wheelchairs for children and young people with disabilities and raising awareness of disability sports.

Parent Network Scotland are a resource providing information, parenting advice and training courses for parents across Scotland.

Quest88 design and manufacture products to assist children and adults with standing & walking development, independent mobility, cycling & leisure, and gym based therapy.

StairliftAdvisor.co.uk and StairliftsReviews.co.uk  are independent websites aimed at helping you make an informed decision when considering purchasing a stair lift.

UPDATE Disability Information Scotland is a great resource which provides information for people with disabilities, as well as practical support and grants for individuals.

World CP Day took place on the 5th of October this year, and for the third year running Bobath Scotland marked the day by holding our annual conference. For more information about the day and how you can get involved in 2017, please visit their website.

There is a Facebook Support Group for parents of children who have cerebral palsy in Scotland – you must join before you can take part.

Parent Blogs

USEFUL LINKS – FOR PROFESSIONALS

Read this article on the CALL Scotland blog about a Powered Mobility Workshop recently held at Bobath Scotland.

Have a look at our Resource Library for training information, research and presentations.