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The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: The Story of How I Left my Learning Disability Behind
Arrowsmith-Young, Barbara
Simon & Schuster / Softcover / 2013-09-01 / 1451607946
The Brain - for the layperson / Women's Issues
price: $18.99 (may be subject to change)
288 pages
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A bestseller in Canada and Australia, this is the incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others do the same.

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with severe learning disabilities that caused teachers to label her slow, stubborn—or worse. As a child, she often read and wrote backward, struggled to process concepts in language, continually got lost, and was physically uncoordinated. But, by relying on her formidable memory and iron will, she made it to graduate school, where she chanced upon research that inspired her to invent cognitive exercises to “fix” her own brain. Recent discoveries in neuroscience have demonstrated that we can actually change the structure of our brains by engaging in certain mental activities. Arrowsmith-Young drew on her intellectual strengths to eventually conquer her cognitive deficits and radically increase the functioning of her weakened brain areas. In her book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, she interweaves her personal tale with riveting case histories from her thirty years’ experience working with both children and adults.


Powerful, poignant, and deeply inspirational for children and adults struggling with learning disorders, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain is a remarkable book about our ability to dramatically improve our brains.

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About the Author:

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young is the director of the Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program. She holds a BA 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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