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PURPOSE OF REPRINTING
Understood allows reprinting for a specific purpose. We want to give organizations and professionals access to Understood’s resources so they can help parents and educators support families of kids with learning and thinking differences. We don’t partner with or accept donations from any pharmaceutical company. You should read the reprint policy with this purpose in mind.
REQUESTS FOR REPRINTING
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- After you have completed the reprint, we ask that you please send us the link to the final work.
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