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Posted by The Understood Team on Dec 02, 2016
Ronnie Sidney faced a double stigma: being an African American child with learning and attention issues. His dysgraphia and ADHD made it difficult for... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Dec 01, 2016
Kids with dyslexia can face many challenges. But knowing that others have faced the same issues—and succeeded—can be a huge source of encouragement. S... Read More
Once your child has an IEP, it can be tricky to know how to navigate IEP challenges on a daily basis. Outside of attending IEP meetings, what’s your r... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Nov 30, 2016
Improving math skills doesn’t only have to happen in school. There ways you can help your child with dyscalculia work on math at home. Here are a few... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Nov 29, 2016
The holidays are hectic enough. But if your child has ADHD, her behavior may create extra challenges. Careful planning and adjusting your own expectat... Read More
Posted by The Understood Team on Nov 23, 2016
Many kids with learning and attention issues hit some roadblocks on their way to finding success in school and in life. These students at Landmark Col... Read More
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