The Auditory Processing – Emotional/Social Connection

Jill Stowell Auditory Processing, Classroom, Development, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School, Social Skills

Last month at Stowell Learning Center Chino, 25 students participated in our SLC Science Lab – AKA Big Fun Mess and Parents’ Night Out.  Only one of four experiments worked exactly as planned, but the night was a big success. The students had a good time working together to make a liquid kaleidoscope, and homemade Silly Putty, Play Doh, and …

Tippy Toes and Learning Challenges

Jill Stowell Core Learning Skills, General Information, Learning Disability

Starbucks is one of my favorite writing spots because 1) it’s acceptable to sit there alone with your computer, and 2) there are no interruptions.  And okay, 3) I like the drinks! So I was sitting at Starbucks the other day when two different families came in with their toddler boys who were almost exactly the same height and age (tiny, …

Sometimes You Just Gotta Dance!

Jill Stowell Core Learning Skills, Dyslexia, General Information, Learning Disability, Reading, Social Skills, Sports

A couple of weeks ago, a family with a little boy about 8 years old walked into church a little late – the worship band was already rocking and everyone was standing and singing. The boy started dancing down the isle.  I thought, “Wow! He’s got great rhythm!” His dad, trying not to call attention to the fact that they …