The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

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Barbara Arrowsmith-Young is the Director of Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program. She holds a B.A.Sc. in Child Studies from the University of Guelph, and a Master's degree in School Psychology from the University of Toronto (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education). Arrowsmith-Young is recognized as the creator of one of the first practical applications of the principles of neuroplasticity to the treatment of learning disorders. Her program is implemented in 40 schools internationally.


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    This reminds me of the novel Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver. Certain chapters are written from the point of view of an aphasic girl who, as an adult with fewer difficulties, reflects on her experiences. (Excellent book for many reasons!)
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