The Gift of Movement and Unstructured Play

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability

Living in Southern California, it can get pretty hot during the day in July, but it cools off really nicely in the evening.  One of the things my husband and I love to do is to sit outside at an outdoor food court near our home that has a huge round fountain in the center.  The raised edge encircling the …

Heartbroken Teachers

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability

While in Colorado recently, one of our Distance Learning parents invited me to speak to a group of parents and teachers.  There was a kindergarten teacher in the group who was literally moved to tears by the plight of smart but struggling students. She shared that, as a classroom teacher she could see when a student was having difficulty but …

Love Those Sneakers!

Jill Stowell Dyslexia, General Information, Learning Disability

Two pipes coming out of a wall are just two pipes coming out of a wall, right?  I guess that depends upon who’s looking at them! My first reaction when I saw this picture was delight.  My next thought was, “That artist must be dyslexic.” I realize that’s a gross generalization.  Certainly not all artists are dyslexic.  But I have …