Founder of the Arrowsmith Program and international bestselling author of ‘The Woman Who Changed Her Brain’, Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, will be speaking in Perth, Australia to coincide with the release its 3rd edition. She  is recognized as a pioneer, as the creator of one of the first applications utilizing the principles of neuroplasticity to overcome learning disabilities.

Barbara’s story…is truly heroic, on par with the achievements of Helen Keller.’ Norman Doidge MD, author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Brain That Changes Itself.

Why attend?

  • Find out how learning difficulties do not need to be lifelong
  • Gain an insight into the principles of neuroplasticity and the factors leading to brain change
  • Learn about Barbara’s journey of discovery, the lines of research she combined and the outcomes achieved over 40 years
  • Hear the latest research into neuroplasticity, learning and Arrowsmith’s innovative educational approach

About Arrowsmith Program

The Arrowsmith Program has been recognized by Sharp Brains as the Most Innovative Special Education Program of its kind.

The Arrowsmith Program strengthens fundamental aspects of learning such as: attention, comprehension, working memory, communication, social emotional intelligence and wellbeing. The Program has been transformative for individuals with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, processing speed, attention difficulties, and executive function issues.

The Arrowsmith Program is currently offered at over 90 educational organizations in 10 countries around the world. 


Melbourne, Victoria

Monday 17th February
Hosted by Holy Trinity Parish – St. Catherine’s

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Holy Trinity Parish – St Catherine’s Primary School
14 – 28 Fletcher Street
Moorabbin VIC 3189

Tuesday 18th February
Hosted by Plenty Valley Christian College
 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Plenty Valley Christian College
840 Yan Yean Rd
Doreen VIC 3754

To register, click here.

 Wednesday 19th February

Hosted by Oakleigh Grammar School
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Oakleigh Grammar Conference Centre
77-81 Willesden Road
Oakleigh VIC 3166

To register, click here.

Friday 21st February
Hosted by Readings
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: Readings Hawthorn
701 Glenferrie Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122

This event is now at full capacity.