The Arrowsmith Program.

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In 2011, Bridgeway became one of three schools in the metro Atlanta area to offer the Arrowmith Program. A cognitive program for students with learning disabilities, Arrowsmith is based on neuroscience research and over 30 years of experience demonstrating that it is possible for students to strengthen the weak cognitive capacities underlying their learning dysfunctions through a program of specific cognitive exercises.

The Arrowsmith Program identifies, intervenes and strengthens the weak cognitive capacities that affect learning.  Students are able to capitalize on their increased learning capacities and after a three or four year program can function without special education assistance or program accommodations. Upon completion of the program some students may require one to two years to gain experience using their newly strengthened cognitive capacities and some students may need tutoring initially to bring academic skills to grade level given the limited amount of time within the program to address academic skill deficits.

The Arrowsmith Program is suitable for students across the broad spectrum of mild to severe learning problems and has proven effective for students having difficulty with reading, writing and mathematics, comprehension, logical reasoning, problem solving, visual and auditory memory, non-verbal learning, attention, processing speed and dyslexia. For an overview of the more common problems addressed please read our Chart of Learning Outcomes.

Is My Child a Candidate for Arrowsmith?

The Cognitive Profile Questionaire is a great resource in helping parents determine if your student is a potential candidate for The Arrowsmith Program at BCA.  It will take approximately 20 -30 minutes to complete and a short report will be generated for you to print as needed.  All data generated is anonymous and will not be evaluated by BCA or the Arrowsmith Program.

To learn more about BCA’s Arrowsmith program click here.