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the brain pioneer

The Brain Pioneer

Author: Howard Eaton
Did you know your brain is plastic?! That’s right: because “plastic” means it can change. This is the story of Barbara Arrowsmith-Young. As a child, she was told she would never overcome the learning disabilities that made ...Read More

Brain School

Author: Howard Eaton
“Stories of Children with Learning Disabilities and Attention Disorders who changed their lives by Improving their Cognitive Functioning” by Howard Eaton, Ed.M. chronicles students in the Arrowsmith Program at EAS Vancouver. ...Read More

The Brain that Changes Itself

Author: Norman Doidge
A quote from the publisher, "An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the ...Read More

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers

Author: Jo Boaler
A quote from the publisher: “Stanford University professor, bestselling author, and acclaimed educator Jo Boaler has spent decades studying the impact of beliefs and bias on education. In Limitless Mind, she explodes these ...Read More

Barbara in the Fog

Author: Kyoichi Katayama
A new book written by a prominent Japanese author, Kyoichi Katayama, based on Barbara Arrowsmith-Young’s life journey has been published in Japanese. Loosely translated into English as “Barbara in the Fog: A Story of a Woman ...Read More

Depression Doesn't Discriminate

Author: Sophia Manarolis
This memoir is authored by Sophia Manarolis, a former student of the Arrowsmith Program. She has committed her life, education, and career to HOPE (Helping Open People's Eyes) through the I'M ALIVE movement. ...Read More

A Kite in a Hurricane No More

Author: Mia Giordano and Lance Izumi
The author of this book was a student in The Arrowsmith Program. In A Kite in a Hurricane No More, you will read three different stories that intertwine to form a larger narrative than typically found in an autobiography. The ...Read More