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Posted by The Understood Team on Aug 15, 2017
Why can’t my child make friends? This can be a difficult question to ask yourself. But if your child rarely gets invited on playdates and spends most... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Aug 09, 2017
When the school, doctors or others talk about getting your child tested, what does it mean? Typically they’re referring to an evaluation. An evaluatio... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Aug 07, 2017
Do you ever wonder if dyslexia is genetic? What about dyscalculia—can it be inherited? Why do some kids have both?
Hear from expert Daniel Ansari on t... Read More
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to teaching that aims to give all students equal opportunities to succeed, no matter how they learn... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Aug 02, 2017
For some kids, learning and attention issues can make it harder to learn music. For others, singing, playing or creating music is their strength. Expl... Read More
When Jocelyn was first struggling with reading, the school told her mom, April, that Jocelyn “wasn’t bright.” Luckily, April knew better. Follow April... Read More
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