Stowell Learning Center Blog

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

April 4, 2013

 “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 actually have ADHD.  3 students. One common story.  Jeremy wiggles constantly in his chair. It keeps him from getting his work done and is very distracting to the students sitting near him. Manny talks to his neighbors all the time…

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What IS a Learning Disability, Anyway?

March 29, 2013

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 bright or even gifted, but in spite of being smart, these children and adults have difficulty with some aspects of learning that cause them to struggle in school or at work more than would be expected. Bright, Talented, and Able!…

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Welcome to Stowell Learning Center’s Blog!

March 15, 2013

For more information on Stowell Learning Center visit our website at Information on our upcoming events can be found at If you would like more information about our services we invite you to attend our Parent Information Meeting. Meeting Dates and RSVP form can be found at the following links: Chino Parent Info Meeting     Irvine Parent Info Meeting Stowell Learning Center hosts a parent support group once a month.  Join us for PEACE (Parent Enrichment And Continued Education), visit the following link for more information:  PEACE Group Meeting Chino Location Information Irvine Location Information Be sure…

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