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March 2nd 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm: Eaton Arrowsmith’s Community Resource Fair

Posted on January 27, 2017

  Are you a parent or student interested in learning more about professionals in the Lower Mainland who support students with learning difficulties? Or, are you a professional in the field yourself who would like to network with others and meet potential clients? Join us on March 2nd between 6:30pm…  Read More »

Happy Holidays from Eaton Arrowsmith!

Posted on December 16, 2016

Click on the link for a video message. All of us at Eaton Arrowsmith, Magnussen School and Eaton Cognitive Improvement Centre wish you the happiest of holidays! See you in 2017!

Grab some popcorn! Our recording of Eaton Arrowsmith’s Live Cognitive Classroom is ready for viewing!

Posted on November 28, 2016

Hello everyone! Thank you so much to those of you who joined us this past Monday (or Tuesday in other parts of the world) either live in the audience or via our live streamed presentation. If you did you would have seen some pretty remarkable students speaking about their experiences…  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 »

2017-2018 Scholarships and Bursaries for New and Continuing Students

Posted on November 7, 2016

Dear Eaton Arrowsmith Community, We are excited to announce our 2017-2018 scholarships and bursaries for new and continuing students! Bursary allocation will be based solely on financial need and amounts offered will vary according to need. Scholarship recipients will be chosen based on a persuasive presentation by the student or…  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 »

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 »

Arrowsmith Program Research: From Self-Experimentation, to Student and Classroom Observation and Behavioural Testing, to Neuroimaging

Posted on July 15, 2016

Self-Experimentation “It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” Franklin D. Roosevelt President Franklin D. Roosevelt knew a thing or two about trying. The definition of “try” is described as “the effort to…  Read More »

A Need to Deeply Reconsider the Dyslexia and Gifted Paradigm: The Impact this Reasoning has on Openness to the Arrowsmith Program

Posted on July 1, 2016

“The mental function that causes dyslexia is a gift in the truest sense of the word: a natural ability, a talent. It is something special that enhances the individual.” Ronald D. Davis, The Gift of Dyslexia “Curing the negatives does not create the positives.” And so I thought, “That’s certainly…  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 »