Founder of the Arrowsmith Program and international bestselling author of ‘The Woman Who Changed Her Brain’, Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, will be speaking in Townsville, 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. 

Townsville, Queensland

Monday, 2nd March 2020
Hosted by CityLibraries Townsville
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Thuringowa Central Library
86 Thuringowa Drive,
Thuringowa Central QLD 4817


Monday 2nd March
Hosted by Blackheath & Thornburgh

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 
Location: Mercure Resort
166 Woolcock St,
Townsville QLD 4812