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Understood in the News

A sampling of where we are showing up in the news:

2020

Spot Learning Disabilities with a New App

Parentology

How to Spot a Learning Delay – at Home

Mom.com

Closed schools have to serve some special education students in person, experts say

The San Diego Union-Tribune

How Parents Can Spot Signs of Learning Disabilities During Remote Learning 

EdWeek

New tool can help track learning behavior in your children

FOX23 Oklahoma

Esta herramienta digital gratuita ayuda a los padres a identificar signos de dificultades de aprendizaje

Univision 45 Houston

The Remote Learning Tips That'll Help Your Child Emotionally & Academically Thrive This Year

Woman’s Day

Distance Learning Presents A Challenge For Students With ADHD

NPR

When the World Shut Down, They Saw It Open

The New York Times

Remote school's strain on students with special needs

Axios

Educational barriers heightened for special needs students during COVID-19 pandemic

WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Rob Huebel, Grace Lin, and the COVID Slide

Common Sense Media’s “Parent Trapped” Podcast

COVID-19 and Workers with Disabilities

SHRM.org

Inside Understood's Accessibility-First Rebrand, Starting With Its Typefaces

Muse by Clio

How do we keep our kids from falling down the Covid Slide

The Hill

SHRM to offer free disability inclusion training

HRDive

Wolff Olins rebrands Understood, with shape-shifting logo and dyslexic-friendly typeface

It’s Nice That

For high school students with disabilities, school closures can feel like walking off a cliff

The Boston Globe

Kids Edition: April 15, 2020

NBC Nightly News

16 Secrets to Raising Happy Children

Mom.com

Episode 9: Learning and thinking differences

Learn to Learn Podcast

Principals Say They Need Help to Support Students With Disabilities

EdWeek

How to Hire a Productive, Diverse Team of Data Scientists

Innovation Enterprise

2019

Screens in the Classroom: Tools or Temptation?

The New York Times

Teachers Sounding the Alarm Over 'Room Clear' Method

NBC Nightly News

In the ‘Crazy, Complicated’ World of Special Education, Parents Turn to One Another for Help — on the Internet

The74

Does my child have a learning issue? 10 steps to take to find out

Motherly

How to Prepare for a Parent-Teacher Conference

Fatherly

How to talk to your kids about mental health

NBC News

The Role of Superheroes for Children With Disabilities

Quality Comix

Why Do Kids Love Wearing Costumes? Here's How Pretend Play Actually Benefits Kids

Romper

IEPs, 504 Plans & School Advocacy, with Amanda Morin

Parenting ADHD Podcast, 2/10/2019

2018

Doo doo doo doo doo doo: ‘Baby Shark’ bites into the culture

Associated Press, 12/13/2018

The Anti-Bully': Talk And, Especially, Listen To Your Kids

The Patch, 10/16/2018

Three ways to ease your child's back-to-school jitters

The Washington Post, 8/7/2018

8 Top Tips For People With Learning And Attention Issues To Find Success In The Workplace

Forbes, 5/9/2018

9 ways parents can empower a child who has learning issues

The Washington Post Online, 1/10/2018

Comedians Can Make a Difference

The Patch, 10/22/2018

Help your child to be a better planner in the long term

USA Today, 8/6/2018

The Super-Easy Secret To Making Any Playdate A Success

Huffington Post, 3/23/2018

Three ways to ease your child's back-to-school jitters

New York Daily News, 8/7/2018

Ways to ease a child's nerves about the new year

New York Daily News, 8/22/2018

Debbie Reber: How Your Life's Path Can Shape Your Career Path (Episode 179)

Stories by Charlie Gilkey on Medium, 2/1/2018

Is There a Link Between ADHD and Aggression?

U.S. News & World Report, 1/3/2018

Teenage binge drinking may destroy parts of the memory forever, study finds

Daily Mail, 6/18/2018

Can You Have A “Touch” Of Dyslexia? You Can Have Varying Degrees, But Regardless, It’s Important To Address

Bustle, 2/16/2018

14 things parents of special education kids should know

Detroit Free Press, 10/2/2018

Help your child to be a better planner in the long term

Detroit Free Press, 8/5/2018

2017

How Can I Tell if My Young Boy Is Too Hyper?

U.S. News & World Report, 4/5/2017

What Methods Can ADHD Kids Try to Cope With Their Disorder?

U.S. News & World Report, 5/24/2017

What New Drugs Are in the Pipeline to Treat ADHD?

U.S. News & World Report, 10/6/2017

Tips to Ensure Your Young ADHD Child’s Success in School

U.S. News & World Report, 9/6/2017

Top ADHD Myths and How Adults Can Overcome Them

U.S. News & World Report, 9/15/2017

What Impact Can ADHD Have on a Child’s Grades and Chances for Success in College

U.S. News & World Report, 10/13/2017

Could It Be Sleep Deprivation and Not ADHD?

U.S. News & World Report, 10/25/2017

Tips for Young Adults With ADHD Entering the Workforce for the First Time

U.S. News & World Report, 11/8/2017

How a New Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Special Education

The Atlantic, 3/23/2017

High court rules public schools must do more to educate special-needs kids

Politico, 3/22/2017

The vast majority of students with disabilities don’t get a college degree

The Hechinger Report, 11/11/2017

How one district solved its special education dropout problem

The Hechinger Report, 11/18/2017

The ‘forgotten’ part of special education that could lead to better outcomes for students

The Hechinger Report, 12/16/2017

OPINION: Fearful that they will be seen as ‘lazy’ or ‘unintelligent,’ most college students with disabilities don’t seek accommodation

The Hechinger Report, 11/28/2017

This Week In Education: Supreme Court Rules On Special Ed; Senator Slams Vouchers

NPR Ed, 3/25/2017

His Teacher Told Him He Wouldn't Go To College, Then He Did

NPR Ed, 4/23/2017

Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed case

Associated Press, 3/23/2017

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