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School is starting soon. Are you worried?

Kids across the country will head back to school in just over a month. For some parents, it’s the best time of year, but for others it brings on feelings of dread and anxiety about what lies ahead.   Parents who have children with learning difficulties, in particular, are often…  Read More »

Engaging the mind: Summer learning tips for Eaton Arrowsmith students

Your kids have worked hard all year, so you want to give them a break over the summer holidays. But you’ve also seen their cognitive abilities improve and worry that two months off might stop or even reverse the strides they’ve made. However, according to Luciana Holmes – Eaton Arrowsmith’s…  Read More »

Lost in Translation: Losing Words Between the Brain and Hands

Think back to a time when you had to write an essay for school, but experienced crippling writer’s block. It might have lasted for a couple of hours or even days, but in the end, you probably hit that moment of inspiration when the ideas started flowing. Now, imagine reaching…  Read More »

Social Issues Understood: When Children Struggle to Interact with Others

No parent wants to discover their son or daughter doesn’t have friends – to watch their child – who they know is loving, friendly and kind – get teased by other kids or play alone on the perimeter of the playground. It’s heartbreaking. But these observable actions are early indicators…  Read More »

Piloting the Human Brain: A Flight through Executive Functioning

Imagine you’re a pilot sitting in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 airplane. You’re surrounded by hundreds of controls and devices. Not only do you have to know where all switches are located, you also need to understand what they do and how to use them. An airplane’s systems –…  Read More »

Tax Time Advice

It’s that time of year again when people start filing their taxes. And, if you’re an Eaton Arrowsmith parent, you might be wondering about tax opportunities related to your child’s tuition. So we’ve asked Mike Campagne, of Disability Tax Services Ltd., to give you some information on claiming your child’s…  Read More »

Deconstructing Dyslexia

Posted on January 20, 2016 , , ,

Howard Eaton spent his early school days in a janitor’s closet at Maple Grove Elementary. Diagnosed with dyslexia at age eight, he struggled to keep up with his classmates. Back then, few options existed for kids with learning disabilities, so the school set up a study room in a closet…  Read More »

Growth Mindset: Gearing Up For a Successful School Year

Posted on September 16, 2015

Eaton Arrowsmith/Eaton Cognitive Improvement Centre Victoria and Redmond to Host a Special Presentation by Registered Clinical Counsellor Rebecca Mitchell Whether your child is entering Kindergarten, transitioning to a new school, or continuing at the same school with a new teacher, having a growth mindset can be the key to a…  Read More »

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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.

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 »