Can your teenager read an analogue clock?


Can your teenager read an analogue clock?

The Symbol Relations cognitive area allows your teenager to understand the relationships between two or more ideas or concepts.  If there is a problem in this area they will struggle to understand how concepts work together.  These skills are necessary for logical and mathematical reasoning as well as comprehension.  These abilities are used in all areas of the curriculum and throughout life.

At school, difficulties in the Symbol Relations area affects reading, vocabulary development, writing, maths, science, speech and social development. Your teenager may be diagnosed as having dyslexia, poor executive functioning or other learning problem.

Does your teenager have:

  • poor reading comprehension
  • trouble with mathematical and/or logical reasoning  
  • difficulty reading an analogue clock 
  • a problem with understanding cause and effect and/or  
  • younger and more severe students might have difficulty with letter reversals - writing p for q and b for d.  

How the Arrowsmith Program helps treat dyslexia in teenagers

The Symbol Relations exercise in the Arrowsmith Program: 

  • develops your teenager's ability to read an analogue clock 
  • improves your teenager's capacity to understand relationships between concepts in maths, science and across all areas of the curriculum
  • develops your teenager's ability to comprehend what they are reading or hearing
  • develops your teenager's understanding of cause and effect

If Symbol Relations is a problem for your teenager or a teenager you know: 

for a no obligations chat about how the Arrowsmith Program can help treat dyslexia in teenagers in Perth