"If you have a son, a daughter, a parent, a spouse, or a brain, this is a must-read book. It will open your mind to new possibilities on how to deal with 'traffic jams' in the brain" (Alvaro Fernandez, CEO & Co-Founder, SharpBrains.com)
"By her own fierce determination and passionate desire to learn, this remarkable woman changed her own brain and has since helped countless others to change theirs. This is an important book" (Mira Bartok, New York Times bestselling author of The Memory Palace)
"Moving, insightful and empowering!" (Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph. D, the author of The Wisdom Paradox and The New Executive Brain)
"A fascinating book that offers huge hope to people who are written off as not 'normal'" (Sally Morris Daily Mail
"An inspiring story, bringing hope to people with cognitive conditions" (Alistair Mabbott Herald
In the vein of Oliver Sacks, the remarkable story of how one woman built herself a better brain - and how she created a learning system that would in turn change many hundreds of lives.
About the Author
Barbara Arrowsmith Young is the Director of Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program. She holds both a B.A.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).