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I am a daughter with ADHD, a friend who struggles with reading, a student with dyslexia, a dad who has trouble with math, a co-worker who struggles to focus... Understood.

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We are the lifelong guide for those who learn and think differently. In the past year, we’ve helped more than 20 million people discover their potentials, take control of their lives, and stay on positive paths.

We support the 1 in 5 Americans who learn and think differently.

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We believe difference is our greatest strength.

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When we shape the world for difference, we all thrive.

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Are you wondering why your child is struggling?

We’re here to help if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Take N.O.T.E. (Notice. Observe. Talk. Engage.) is a simple step-by-step tool that can help you figure out if the struggles you’re seeing might be signs of a learning and thinking difference.

“I have a hard time focusing, mostly in school. When I do my homework, I kind of feel stressed out because it feels like so much even though it’s not too much.”

Emperor Kaioyus, Grade 4

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