Success…Gratitude…Thankfulness

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability

“No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. 
The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. ” Alfred North Whitehead Everyday at Stowell Learning Centers, we get the privilege of helping children and adults with learning and attention challenges achieve success. More aware…better at making friends…better readers…higher grades…more confident…easier to understand…better at math…more coordinated…happier, healthier, …

Fooled You!

Jill Stowell ADHD, Dyslexia, Learning Disability

I remember playing Hide-and-Seek as a kid. Our very best games were down at the state park by the beach because there were lots of fun places to hide.  We got such delight out of fooling our friends with a really great hiding place. In the right context, hiding can be fun.  But hiding your learning challenge from your peers …

I Never Make BIG MISTEAKS!

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability

When I was growing up, we had a giant pink eraser printed with the words, “I never make BIG MISTEAKS!” Obviously, it was a joke, but there are some people who would not find this funny at all.  For some students, learning is so full of potholes that every little mistake they make is a REALLY BIG DEAL! Recently a …