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Awards

2019 Leaders & Legends Innovation Award, Barbara Arrowsmith Young
On May 30, 2019, Barbara Arrowsmith Young was recognized by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto for her innovation in the field of Education. This award is presented to an OISE alumni who has fostered novel ideas, approaches and solutions in their field. The award was presented by Glen A. Jones, Professor and the Dean of OISE. In his words of congratulations, he stated “I am extremely pleased to see your commitment and contributions recognized in this important way. Thank you for your outstanding contributions to education in Ontario.”
2012 Alumna of Honour Award, Barbara Arrowsmith Young
Barbara Arrowsmith Young has been awarded the 2012 Alumna of Honour Award from the University of Guelph.

This award is granted annually to one University of Guelph alumna to celebrate the achievements of alumni who have brought great honour to their alma mater through professional, community and/or personal endeavors.

The University of Guelph writes: We are proud to count you among the University’s most distinguished alumni.

Arrowsmith School named Most Innovative Special Education School 2010 Brain Fitness Awards
Sharp Brains, based in San Francisco, is a consulting company focused in the area of cognitive health and neuroscience. Sharp Brains hosted the 2010 Brain Fitness Innovation Awards which celebrated pioneering organizations around the world that are applying neuroplasticity based research and tools to “real world” applications in many different scientific disciplines. The 2010 Brain Fitness Innovation Awards recognized organizations implementing results oriented and scalable initiatives that showcase innovative tools to improve cognitive and emotional functions. Out of a large number of submissions from different countries that covered a range of leading edge cognitive applications, Arrowsmith School was selected as a top ten finalist, and was named the “Most Innovative Special Education School”

Click here for details on the 2010 Awards and Sharp Brains.

2002 Giraffe Award, Barbara Arrowsmith Young
This nonprofit honors the risk-takers, people who have the courage to stick their necks out for the common good.