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Barbara Arrowsmith Speaks with LearnFast

Posted by Peter Barnes on July 18, 2014 at 4:23 PM

Barbara ArrowsmithDuring her speaking tour of Australia & New Zealand in June Barbara Arrowsmith –Young, founder of the Arrowsmith School agreed to an interview with LearnFast.

Barbara was very generous with her time and gave us a lot of useful, interesting information and many insights into her work. She spoke about a wide range of topics including:

  • The range problems and ages of people on her program
  • “Cognitive deficits” as a better description than “learning disabilities"
  • Improving learning capacity of every student
  • Motor planning
  • Eye tracking in reading
  • Following instructions
  • Numeracy
  • Time signature in music
  • Her “naturalistic experiment”
  • Cognitive deficits and personality development
  • Her work with Dr Norman Doidge
  • Where her remarkable drive and perseverance came from
  • The biggest challenge now & the pre-neuroplastic paradigm
  • Effortful processing

Read the complete 30 minute interview

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