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The woman who changed her brain

CNN on September 07, 2012 13:04

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    Barbara Arrowsmith is “the woman who changed her brain.” That’s the name of her new book. And to say that she changed her brain is no exaggeration. That’s because when Barbara Arrowsmith was growing up in the 1950s and 60s, she had such a range of unusual, severe, learning disabilities there was no treatment for her. Hers was a struggle between despair and determination. Determination won. CNN’s Michael Schulder finds out why.

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    • Teresa Marie
    • Coach Garcia
      Coach Garcia at 15.46 on September 22, 2012 19:47

      I like your story. I want here more of your school.

    • Stacy Griffith 2
      Stacy Griffith 2 on September 09, 2012 23:32

      As an adult with moderate and mild perceptual deficits and learning disabilities, this is inspiring. The accommodations she developed are amazing

    • CNN
      CNN on September 08, 2012 16:59

      @Markella Hatziano: Thanks for listening and commenting. We thought it was an incredible story too.

    • CNN
      CNN at 6.28 on September 08, 2012 16:58

      @mrskillz_ab78: We thought so too! Thanks for listening.

    • Markella Hatziano
      Markella Hatziano on September 08, 2012 15:14

      This is really incredible. Fascinating insight into how the brain works.

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