On October 23rd, Eaton Arrowsmith hosted the third annual Neuroplasticity and Education Conference in Vancouver, which included six of the world’s leading experts in neuroscience.
More than 600 educators, psychologists, counselors, therapists and parents joined us to learn and better understand the brain’s ability to grow and change.
The conference featured talks on cultivating resilience and reflective skills, lifestyle choices that impact neuroplasticity, building blocks of mathematical competence, the plasticity of brains in children with learning disabilities, and factors that aid or hinder development of executive functions.
Local Vancouver media showed an interest in our event and key topics, such as math dyslexia. If you missed the radio interviews and stories, listen to and read them here:
•Listen to Dr. Daniel Ansari speak with Lynda Steele about Math Dyslexia, also known as “dyscalculia”.
•CBC News also did a piece about Dyscalculia and the conference, which you can read here.
•The Vancouver Sun also mentions the conference in a piece that features several of the guest speakers.
This year’s conference proved to be another fantastic event filled with revolutionary ideas – we’re already looking forward to next year’s Neuroplasticity and Education conference!
Presentations and slides from this year’s speakers are available for viewing here.
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 »
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 »