Maui Moments Anytime, Anyplace

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability

I woke up this morning in one of my favorite places in the whole world – Maui.  In fact, as we speak, I can see giant sea turtles popping up and down in the surf just feet away from the deck where I’m sitting.  (I know, it’s pretty pathetic to be working on my computer in a place like Maui, …

I Can’t Wait to Go to School and Use What I Learned!

Jill Stowell Dyslexia, General Information, Learning Disability

Ten-year-old Hannah spent 6 weeks of her summer working 3 hours a day in an intensive learning program at our center.  As we sat down to begin her retesting, I asked her how she was feeling about what she had learned. “I’m very happy that I came,” she exclaimed.  “I can’t wait to go to school and use what I …

Everyone Needs a Hula Hoop!

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability, Social Skills

Have you ever known someone who repeatedly “invaded” your personal space?  They just stand or sit too close in conversation?  There is something really uncomfortable about that, even if the person is someone you know and like. Often I speak with parents who express concerns about their child’s social skills and ability to make and keep friends.  While there are …