Watch Out for the Technology Trap!

Jill Stowell Core Learning Skills, General Information, IEP, Learning Disability, Reading, School, Social Skills, Sports, Writing

This adorable picture of 19-month old Jaxon matching letters on an iPad was posted by his mom on Instagram this week. Isn’t it amazing what technology can offer our kids these days.  Even more amazing is how adept kids (even toddlers) are with it!  It’s mind-boggling! What fun it is to see the problem-solving, attention, and visual discrimination Jaxon is …

Auditory Processing Problems Like Listening Underwater?

Jill Stowell Auditory Processing, General Information, Learning Disability, Reading

It’s Pool Time! From the time I was 12, I spent virtually everyday of the summer hanging out, or lifeguarding once I was old enough, at the high school pool.  Even now, the smell of chlorine at a pool brings back fond memories. If you’re an underwater swimmer, you know that sounds are very muffled under the surface of the …

You Get an A For Effort but You Need to Try Harder!

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability, School, Sports

I’m having trouble writing my blog this morning because I’m sitting at Starbucks trying to write and everyone around me is talking about the Kings’ huge win last night. I’m a big Kings fan, so it’s hard to not engage!  For those of you who are not NHL Hockey fans, the Los Angeles Kings are going to the Stanley Cup …