Cerebral Palsy Midlands is a Birmingham based registered charity and community day-care centre in Harborne that empowers and supports people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.   We have been established since 1947, setting up the first school, Carlson House School in England and Wales for children with cerebral palsy. Find out more about our history here.  The adults we support in our day services are supported daily in: LIFE & Independence skills Promoting social interaction & combating isolation Music & Vocal tuition with our Being Heard Music Group Art classes and tuition with our VeraNic art group City & Guild vocational development with CareFirst Health and well-being with Wheelchair Dance & Tai Chi Accessing the Community Musical instrument coaching with our own CPM Connection Rock Band IT Support & Facilities Monthly inclusive & accessible Pathfinders Social Clubs Support & Advocacy Monthly storytelling  

Important notice re the Corona Virus outbreak in the UK and how its affecting our core services at CPM.Click here.  

Here is our online activity timetable for those feeling isolated during Lockdown, for zoom links please email sarah@cpmids.org.uk. 

Cerebral Palsy Midlands is a Birmingham based charity that has empowered and supported people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities since 1947, when we setup the first school in England and Wales for children with cerebral palsy. 

Our current work 

Our current work is running a community centre in Harborne, Birmingham, where we provide work-based training in Art, Tai Chi, Exercise and Music. 
We run a life skills project, which enhances people's everyday skills in cooking, literacy, numeracy, IT, health and well being. 
We also run a varied social events programme, which includes a monthly social club called Pathfinders 

Wheelchair Dance 

Great classes, encouraging health and well being activity for all of our citizens here at Cerebral Palsy Midlands. The sessions are lead by Wheelchair Dance Instructor Helen Mason and take place Thursday and Friday mornings between 10.00and 12.00pm. 

Qigong Tai Chi Practice 

Together with tutor Sally Haynes-Preece we believe in supporting the health and well-being of our citizens here at Cerebral Palsy Midlands. These sessions are fully accessible and inclusive for all. These sessions are open to the community but we suggest you make contact with the tutor beforehand. 
Tuesday 10.30am to 11.30pm 
Thursday 1.30pm - 2.30pm 
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