“I Don’t Want My Son Accommodated!”

Jill Stowell General Information, IEP, Learning Disability, Reading, Writing

At a Parent Information Meeting recently, a mom shared about her 7-year-old’s reading challenges. She finished by saying, “I Don’t Want My Son Accommodated!” This is not a stubborn parent or a parent in denial. Of course she wants support in place at school to help her son feel more successful. But fewer spelling words or taking tests orally, while …

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 …