In this episode we talk to Barbara Arrowsmith-Young about ADHD, learning difficulties and how to use neuroplasticity to rewire parts of your brain. We loved this episode as we think it gives inspiration and hope to people that they are not broken and hopefully the tips Barbara gives in this episode can help towards making a positive change in your life.
Barbabra is an innovator and author in the field of neuroeducation, Barbara Arrowsmith-Young’s work utilizing the principles of neuroplasticity is used worldwide to enhance cognitive functioning. Her vision is to put the Brain in the Education Equation. Her work begun in 1978 is recognized as one of the first examples of the practical application of neuroplasticity to address learning difficulties and its application has expanded to address those dealing with traumatic brain injury, addiction, cognitive decline with aging and those who want to enhance performance. Her journey and work is documented in her bestselling book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain and in her TEDx talk. As the Director of the Arrowsmith Program, Barbara continues to engage in research to understand how we can drive neuroplastic change in the brain to benefit learners of all ages.
Resources from Barbara
Read some great books on the power of the brain and cognitive transformation:
Two Books that are free downloads:
Barbara's TEDx talk - The Woman Who Changed Her Brain https://youtu.be/o0td5aw1KXA
A blog on ADHD and our work https://blog.arrowsmithprogram.com/is-adhd-a-learning-disability
For those interested in Research: https://arrowsmithschool.org/research/
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