Mysie Sutherland obituary

My mother, Mysie Sutherland, who has died aged 90, was a physiotherapist in the field of conductive education, which aims to help people with motor disorders such as cerebral palsy through a series of therapeutic physical exercises and communication techniques.

From a base at Rutland House in Nottingham, a residential care school for children with cerebral palsy, and later at the Ellen Tinkham school, a similar establishment in Exeter, Mysie travelled across the UK and abroad, expounding eonductive education theory. She also trained other physiotherapists in its techniques, as well as the parents of disabled children, so that they could help their children at home.

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