Changing Brains, Exploring a New Reality - Neuroplasticity and Learning

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Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye Room, Vancouver Public Library, Central Library

350 West Georgia Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1

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Eaton Arrowsmith is honoured to host Barbara Arrowsmith Young in Vancouver, Canada as she presents: Changing Brains, Exploring a New Reality

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Please join our Eaton Arrowsmith and Eaton Arrowsmith Adults community for a presentation by Barbara Arrowsmith Young, Founder of the Arrowsmith Program.

Barbara's presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with Barbara, Howard Eaton, Founder/Director of Eaton Arrowsmith and co-Founder of The Watson Centre Society for Brain Health and ABI Wellness and Mark Watson, co-Founder of The Watson Centre Society for Brain Health and ABI Wellness . Both Watson Centre and ABI Wellness use the Arrowsmith Program as an integral part of their platform to assist adults as they reclaim their lives after brain injury.

Barbara Arrowsmith Young, author of international bestseller The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, is recognized as a pioneer, as the creator of one of the first applications utilizing the principles of neuroplasticity to overcome learning disabilities.

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Central Library, Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye Room

350 West Georgia St.

Vancouver, BC

V6B 6B1

*There is parking available on site. The entrance to the Easy Park parking garage below the library building is on Hamilton Street (near Robson St).

Date:

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Time:

3:00pm - 5:00pm (doors open at 2:30pm)

Why Attend?

  • Learn how learning difficulties, nor all brain injury effects, need not be lifelong
  • Find out about Barbara’s journey of discovery, the lines of research she combined and the outcomes achieved over 40 years
  • Appreciate the range of cognitive ‘glitches’ leading to learning challenges
  • Understand the principles of neuroplasticity and the factors leading to brain change
  • Get an insight into the latest research into neuroplasticity, learning and Arrowsmith’s innovative educational approach
  • Learn about the effectiveness of the Arrowsmith Program in reference to brain injury, as per recent research findings in this population

The newly released 3rd edition of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain will be available for purchase, as will Howard Eaton's book about Barbara's life story, The Brain Pioneer - $20 CA each or both books for $30 CA (cash or credit accepted). Barbara will be available for a book signing after her presentation.

*Please note that this will be an in person event only and will not be live streamed or recorded.

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Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye Room, Vancouver Public Library, Central Library

350 West Georgia Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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