3 Reasons Why Your Child’s Attention Problem Might NOT Be ADHD (Part 2)

Jill Stowell ADHD, General Information, Learning Disability

What’s really going on when smart kids struggle to pay attention in school? What could be causing your child’s attention problem? Last week we introduced 3 students who struggle to pay attention in school. Jeremy’s constant wiggling not only keeps him from getting his work done, but is a real distraction to his classmates. Manny is driving his teacher crazy …

3 Reasons Why Your Child’s Attention Problem Might NOT Be ADHD (Part 1)

Jill Stowell ADHD, General Information, Learning Disability

 “Your child just can’t seem to pay attention in class.  It could be ADHD.”  Yes. It could be ADHD, but did you know that there are many other reasons why kids struggle to pay attention in class and when doing homework?  At Stowell Learning Center, the vast majority of our students have attention challenges, but only a very small minority …

What IS a Learning Disability, Anyway?

Jill Stowell General Information, Learning Disability 0 Comments

The term learning disability has gone out of vogue because the word “disability” is now politically incorrect.  And in many ways, when talking about students who actually fit this profile, the term learning disability, can be very confusing. By definition, someone who has a learning disability has average to above average intelligence.  In fact, many of our students are extremely …