Is the Reading Doctor in the House?

Jill Stowell Auditory Processing, Classroom, Development, Dyslexia, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, Reading, School, Spelling

It brought tears to my eyes when the parent of an 8-year-old girl shared what her daughter said to her as they left for school: “Can you find me a doctor who can tell me why I can’t read?” Like so many other dyslexic students, this young girl is bright, creative, and suffering.  She is smart enough to recognize that …

“I Don’t Get It. What Do You Mean?”

Jill Stowell Classroom, Comprehension, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, Reading, School

Understanding and Correcting Comprehension Challenges My daughter has learned that volunteering to wait for the next flight when hers is overbooked is a good way to add to her travel funds.  And since she has an insatiable desire to travel, she makes a habit of asking. When flying home from Japan a few weeks ago, she texted me this exchange …