What About Kids with Autism?
Several years ago, my wonderful friend and mentor, Dr. Joan Smith and I were standing around “solving the world’s problems” with learning challenges. As we talked about what could be done and what techniques to use, I said, “But what about kids with Autism?” Joan said, “Jill, we’re teaching kids.” Her message was, it’s not…Read More →
7 Myths and the Truth About Learning Challenges
Myth #1: People with learning challenges just aren’t that smart. Truth: By definition, students with learning disabilities have average to above average intelligence. This is why it is so frustrating and confusing for all involved when otherwise typical students struggle in school Myth #2: Students who struggle in school are just lazy. Truth: After multiple…Read More →
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