Have you ever wondered about some of the reasons why it is so hard for students…and grown ups…to pay attention? Thanks to our friends at VancouverMom.ca for sharing our thoughts and the experiences of our students so clearly. Have a read! http://www.vancouvermom.ca/school/paying-attention-school-difficult/
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 »
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!
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Join us for an educational evening with the founder of the Arrowsmith Program.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
“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 »