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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 »

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 »

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 »

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November 19, 2019

Barbara Arrowsmith Young , a true pioneer in the fields of education and neuroscience, will be speaking in Vancouver, BC on February 1st, 2020 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Her presentation is not to be missed! Along with speaking about the recently published research results on the Arrowsmith Program, Barbara will be sharing…  Read More »

August 2, 2019

Download the article here.   One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Emily, twelve years old, looks at me, and then her parents, Richard and Karey. Her green eyes wide open, dark hair over her shoulders, she…  Read More »