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Social Change: When Your Child Worries About Leaving School Friends Behind to Attend Eaton Arrowsmith

Posted on August 2, 2019

Download the article here.   One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Emily, twelve years old, looks at me, and then her parents, Richard and Karey. Her green eyes wide open, dark hair over her shoulders, she…  Read More »

Eight Revolutionary Ideas Rooted in The Arrowsmith Program

Posted on July 24, 2019

Download the article here.   By: Howard Eaton, Ed.M., Director, Eaton Arrowsmith Schools I sit in my home office this early July morning, listening to the sprinkler outside provide water to the vegetable garden. My computer is on, with the screen reflecting a blank Word document. I want to share…  Read More »

Arrowsmith Program Research and Implications for Special Education: 6-Week Arrowsmith Cognitive Intensive Program

Posted on July 5, 2019

Download the article here. After a decade of working alongside Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, the Founder of the Arrowsmith Program, I wondered if there was a way to bring her program to more children and adults with learning disabilities. Was there a way to reduce the intervention length, but maintain the quality…  Read More »

The Ultimate Education Question for Parents of Children With Learning Disabilities: Stay the Course or Choose Cognitive Change?

Posted on July 3, 2019

Download the article here.   Should my child with a learning disability attempt to improve brain functioning or try to survive through core academic subjects? If this opportunity exists for a parent, and I am aware that such options do not exist for most parents at this time either due…  Read More »

Realms of Intelligence, a Neurodevelopmental Perspective

Posted on May 31, 2019

A brain-based education is the only real option for our children struggling with academic, social, emotional and physical challenges, because these challenges speak of a central cause of their sometimes, complex issues. In virtually all cases the best approach to a central problem is a central solution, addressing the brain…  Read More »

Eaton Arrowsmith Redmond’s Got Talent

Posted on April 30, 2019

  Thank you EVERYONE who attended, performed, and supported the 2nd Annual Eaton Arrowsmith Redmond’s Got Talent Show! There were so many magical moments that our student’s and community contributed to we hope you felt the warmth of the love shared here that night as well. Plus, through our snack…  Read More »

Screening of the “Mindset Matters” documentary

Posted on April 3, 2019

You’re invited to the screening of Mindset Matters, a 45-minute documentary film that follows a Surrey, BC class participating in the six week PowerPlay Young Entrepreneur program, and documents the students’ journey, placing special focus on four students who have unique social and educational needs. After, you’ll have the opportunity…  Read More »

Arrowsmith Program Research Update Presentation: Thursday March 14th 2019 in Vancouver, BC

Posted on February 28, 2019

  *live stream link now available – read on for more information! Eaton Arrowsmith and the founder of the Arrowsmith Program, Barbara Arrowsmith Young, are hosting an exciting Arrowsmith Program research update presentation at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada on Thursday March 14th 2019, 6:30pm-8:30pm PST.  This presentation will be similar to…  Read More »

Arrowsmith Program: A Research Presentation

Posted on February 12, 2019

  Our colleagues at the Arrowsmith Program are hosting an exciting event that we wanted to share with you. The Arrowsmith Program is based on the application of neuroscientific research and for 40 years we have worked to help students strengthen the weak cognitive capacities underlying a range of learning…  Read More »

(Postponed due to illness) The Impact of the Arrowsmith Program on Large Scale Brain Networks: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Brain Health

Posted on October 16, 2018

Join Howard Eaton for a evening of interesting insight and conversations and learn how you can improve your large scale brain network connectivity! Read more and register here.

Research of the Arrowsmith Program’s Summer Cognitive Intensive Program

Posted on October 9, 2018

Research has identified that there is a neurobiological basis for learning difficulties. Neuroscientists around the world have been studying the brain networks responsible for various behaviours such as reasoning, attention and memory and language processing. In education, the approach to learning disabilities has been to find ways for the brain…  Read More »

Brain Tips for a Successful School Year

Posted on September 6, 2018

Dads make decisions too

Posted on June 12, 2018

We recently conducted a survey with Eaton Arrowsmith parents and discovered that 65 per cent of the time the decision to send a child to EA is made by both parents. Mothers are typically thought to be the decision-makers when it comes to their children. In fact, 84 per cent…  Read More »

The Brain Pioneer is now available on Amazon

Howard Eaton’s new book, The Brain Pioneer: The True Story of How Barbara Arrowsmith-Young Used Brain Science to Help Children With Learning Disabilities, can now be ordered on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. Current Eaton Arrowsmith families will soon be able to purchase the book at a discounted rate from their schools….  Read More »

Join Us for Our Community Resource Fair

Please join us on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 (6:00pm-8:00pm) at Eaton Arrowsmith Vancouver/Magnussen School/Eaton Cognitive Improvement Centre for our annual Community Resource Fair. This event will give you – our wonderful families and other community members – access to practitioners in our area who, like Eaton Arrowsmith, provide support to…  Read More »

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August 2, 2019

Download the article here.   One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Emily, twelve years old, looks at me, and then her parents, Richard and Karey. Her green eyes wide open, dark hair over her shoulders, she…  Read More »

July 24, 2019

Download the article here.   By: Howard Eaton, Ed.M., Director, Eaton Arrowsmith Schools I sit in my home office this early July morning, listening to the sprinkler outside provide water to the vegetable garden. My computer is on, with the screen reflecting a blank Word document. I want to share…  Read More »