Barbara Arrowsmith-Young
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Barbara Arrowsmith-Young is the author of the international bestseller The Woman Who Changed Her Brain and founder of Arrowsmith School and the 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).

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When Learning Disabilities Disguise Themselves

(3) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 4:39 PM

Parents all over the country sent their children to go back to school this fall. They will no doubt have reminded them to try their best, work hard, and be polite to their new teachers.

For children and youth with learning disabilities, however, school is complicated and back to...

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How My Learning Disability Affected My Mental Health

(4) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 8:43 AM

In the 60 years that I have been part of the learning disabled world, I have both experienced and witnessed the suffering that is living with a learning disability.

Learning disabilities are commonly considered a school-based issue; but struggling in school means struggling in life. This makes learning to...

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