Do Not Pass Go – Go Straight to ADHD

Jill Stowell ADHD, Auditory Processing, Core Learning Skills, Dyslexia, General Information, IEP, Learning Disability

Pay attention!  Pay attention!  Pay attention!  How many times can you tell a kid to pay attention before they finally get the message?  For some parents and teachers, it feels endless. Having worked with thousands of struggling learners over the years, I recognize that ADHD is a real and sometimes a devastating challenge for families.  I also know that when …

High IQ and Academic Success

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

I once worked with a young man who was so dyslexic that he couldn’t recognize his middle name in print.  But he was also so smart, that he dated a reading specialist for several months and she never knew he couldn’t read! Smart children and adults who struggle academically are often pegged as lazy or unmotivated.  That couldn’t be further …

CNN Analysis

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

CNN Analysis:  Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders OK.  So now that the Super Bowl Hype and parties are over…Oh, wait, discussions of the game, the coaches the players, the ads ought to be worth another week, right? We love our sports and our athletes in this country, and having a son who stepped very briefly into …