Life with an Auditory Processing Disorder Sounds Different

Jill Stowell ADD, ADHD, Attention, Auditory Processing, Classroom, Development, General Information, IEP, Learning Disability

This is a big week for my family.  My son is getting married on Saturday and we couldn’t be more delighted! As I was thinking about the upcoming reception, I remembered the mom of one of our students trying to describe to me what she thought it must be like for her son.  She said, “Have you ever been to …

Got Rhythm?

Jill Stowell Classroom, Development, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School

Rhythm and Timing May be a Factor in Reading, Attention, and Learning Problems Every week I take a Whole Body Workout class at the gym.  I think it should be called Whole Body – Whole Brain Workout because it not only takes muscle power, but brainpower to coordinate all the simultaneous movements: Arms opening and closing, twisting hand weights towards …

Toddler Techies

Jill Stowell Classroom, Development, General Information, Learning Disability, School

I Can’t Believe The Experts Overlooked This When Talking About Child Development And Technology These images are a bit disturbing to me.  First because I’m afraid some of these babies may be more tech-savvy than I am!  And second, because as cool as this is, I’m not sure we’re doing our kids any favors by putting them in front of screens so early. …