7 Common Mistakes Parents Make when their Child has Difficulty with School Part 4

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

When smart kids struggle in school, it’s confusing and frustrating for all involved.  In my experience both as a parent and working with thousands of parents, we suffer along with our kids and we will do anything to help them be happy and successful. But since kids don’t come with instruction manuals, we have to figure it out as we …

7 Common Mistakes Parents Make when their Child has Difficulty with School Part 2

Jill Stowell 504 Plan, Classroom, Development, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School

30% of ALL students struggle with some aspect of learning.  Most of these struggling students have average to above average IQ scores.  In other words, they have plenty of ability, but something isn’t working quite right. These students CAN be in regular or honors classes and learn as easily as the rest of the class, BUT it takes the right …

JFK, Sir Isaac Newton, and Making Real Changes for Children with Learning and Attention Challenges

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

My husband, David, writes a business tip for private practice owners every week.  I thought I’d share part of this week’s tip with you because it’s about change –  something we all want for our struggling students, yet something that comes with it’s own set of ups and downs. He writes (and I concur)… Recently, Mondays have become my favorite …