Symbol Relations is a higher-order cognitive function that is responsible for understanding and connecting ideas. It is involved in tasks that enable an individual to reason using logic and to connect and process complex relationships and concepts simultaneously.
What would it mean to have cognitive programming within our schools, the workplace, and at home? What would life look like for you, for those you love – to have a sharper, faster, more efficient brain? Learn more in our blog.
The new year always brings thoughts of new possibilities. We imagine our lives healthier, happier, more successful. We hope the same for our children, that they find their own path towards a rewarding and meaningful life. How can we create these paths for ourselves and our children, and importantly – how do we stay the course?
Join us on this exploration of the brain – our most important asset. It will be the first step towards an appreciation of not only how the brain shapes us, but how we can shape our brains.
As we age, our brains age with us, performing less efficiently. Things we did automatically take more time and effort. But, what if we could keep our brains honed and sharp as we age? We make resolutions at the start of each new year to go to the gym to enhance our physical well-being, so why not our brains?
Every parent of a child struggling at school is looking for answers. Identifying your child’s learning profile of strengths and weaknesses is the first step in finding a solution. Take the first step by filling out our online questionnaire.
Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, the Founder of Arrowsmith Program, shares her musings as Arrowsmith School celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
Our brains carry enormous responsibility in our lives. What can we do to keep our brain healthy during these COVID times? Through an Arrowsmith lens, there is a lot we can do. While the most direct path to a stronger brain is a cognitive program, Arrowsmith’s fundamentals could be used by anyone to stay cognitively healthy.
Throughout the world, Arrowsmith Program sites are creating new realities and transforming the futures of their students. Read our stories of cognitive transformation.
Kids with learning disabilities work hard. In fact, they are working too hard. Their brains, built to learn, are working infinitely harder than the brains of peers without learning disabilities. However, dyslexia is not a permanent condition. Our brains can change. Neuroplastic intervention can target and improve the specific cognitive functions that are at the core of those dyslexic symptoms.
Understanding between humans does not always come easily. Take, for example, the sometimes fraught relationship between parent and child – especially when the child is struggling at school. Imagine that the child seems incapable of performing what the parent deems...
The Arrowsmith Program is for individuals struggling with specific learning difficulties (SLD), often referred to as learning disabilities in North America. The standard definition of SLD is that the individual has an average or above average intelligence score, but...
For children and youth with learning disabilities, school can be a frustrating and complicated experience. Academic performance is affected by any number of difficulties, and for some students, despite training, repetition, and even remedial interventions to address a...