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Posted by The Understood Team on Mar 21, 2017
You can learn a lot from how other parents and IEP team members navigate the IEP process. Explore this collection of IEP personal stories. You’ll find... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Mar 17, 2017
CNN’s Anderson Cooper is known for diving into the personal stories behind the news. But the six-time Emmy winner has a compelling backstory of his ow... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Mar 16, 2017
When Brent Sopel was growing up, he hated school. That’s because he felt paralyzed by reading. His escape? Playing hockey.
Sopel was so talented on th... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Mar 13, 2017
Signs of dyscalculia aren’t always easy to spot. This checklist can give you a better idea of dyscalculia signs at different ages, like trouble with c... Read More
Both Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans can offer formal help for K–12 students with learning and attention issues. They’re simila... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Mar 07, 2017
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Does it matter which homework your child does first? This teacher says so.
Read her take on the pros and cons of this relationship.
This type of switch is not uncommon. Here’s how it works and what to expect.
Mar 27th at 2:00 pm
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