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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 »

EA White Rock Shows Benefits of Exercise on Breakfast Television

Students and staff at Eaton Arrowsmith White Rock showed the Lower Mainland how exercise can boost concentration, reduce anxiety and improve cognitive development on Breakfast Television. This winter, the school added fitness breaks to students’ days to reduce stress in the classroom and help kids strengthen their brains. Research suggests…  Read More »

EVENT: The Future of Learning Disabilities Education – November 21 2016

Posted on November 18, 2016

Reserve your ticket TODAY for our next amazing event! Less than a week to go until The Future of Learning Disabilities Education: Eaton Arrowsmith’s Live Cognitive Classroom Experience will be presented by the founder of Eaton Arrowsmith, Howard Eaton, along with the principals and students at our schools. Register to save your…  Read More »

Suffering in Silence: Discovering Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities in Adults

Can you imagine growing up with a learning disability, but not knowing you have one?   Michael Harley doesn’t need to imagine the experience. He lived it for decades – suffering in silence.   “I always felt out of place and very anxious,” he said. “I had no idea what…  Read More »

Part-Time Brain Strengthening Program Helps Students Thrive In Class and Life

Alpha found out he processed information slower than other children when he was in second grade. “He struggled with math and logical reasoning in social situations,” said his mother, Constance Wun. In Alpha’s words, it was like information was going in one ear and out the other. “Everything was so…  Read More »

EA White Rock to Host Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Join us for an educational evening with the founder of the Arrowsmith Program.

Back to School Anxiety: Normal Jitters to Total Terror

Everyone remembers what it’s like to go back to school after a carefree summer holiday. You worry about what your teacher will be like, who will be in your class, and the homework and assignments that lie ahead. It’s a stressful time of year because there are so many “unknowns”….  Read More »

Lifting the fog: Vancouver school brings clarity to students with learning difficulties

Posted on August 15, 2016

Grace Wyatt remembers Grade 10 as one of the darkest times in her son’s life. Josh, then 16, had studied really hard for a particular test. But hours of work didn’t help and he still failed. High school students skip class, don’t study and flunk exams all the time, but…  Read More »

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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 »

February 21, 2019

By Mike Campagne, Disability Tax Services Ltd. This article is not to be construed as financial advice, but rather as general information.  Always consult a tax professional in determining the optimal way for you to file your medical expenses or any other relevant tax credits and deductions. As a general…  Read More »