Did you know that learning disabilities don’t have to be permanent?
The goal of the Arrowsmith Program is to identify, intervene and strengthen areas of cognitive weakness that affect learning. The Arrowsmith Program deals with the root causes of a learning disability, rather than managing its symptoms. The goal is for everyone with learning disabilities to become effective, confident and self-directed learners for life.
Is the Arrowsmith Program suitable for you or your child?
Students entering Arrowsmith Program typically experience a range of problems including, reading, writing, mathematics, comprehension, logical reasoning, visual memory, auditory memory, dyslexia, non-verbal learning, auditory processing, attention…
The Arrowsmith Program, giving students help and families hope!
The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young at TEDxToronto
Why This Grandma Believes In The Arrowsmith Program
10 Top cognitive functions Arrowsmith strengthens.
#1 Motor Symbol Sequencing
Ability to learn and produce written sequence of symbols
#2 Symbol Relations
Ability to understand the relationships among two or more concepts
#3 Memory for Information or Instructions
Ability to remember chunks of auditory information
#4 Predicative Speech
Ability to see how words and numbers interconnect sequentially into fluent sentences and procedures
#5 Broca’s Speech Pronunciation
Ability to learn to pronounce syllables and then integrate them into the stable and consistent pronunciation of a word
#6 Symbolic Thinking
Ability to develop and maintain plans and strategies through the use of language
#7 Symbol Recognition
Ability to visually recognize and remember a word or symbol
#8 Lexical Memory
Ability to remember several unrelated words in a series
#9 Non-Verbal Thinking (Artifactual Thinking)
Ability to register and interpret non-verbal information and plan and problem solve non-verbally
#10 Quantification Sense
Ability to carry out internal sequential mental operations, such as mental math.