Our Board of Advocates consists of leaders in a variety of fields, including entertainment, sports, media and politics. These leaders help to inspire parents on their journey and remind them that they’re not alone. They’re ambassadors for Understood and, ultimately, help children and parents understand that it’s possible for children with learning and attention issues to be successful.
Executive Producer: Under the Dome, A Gifted Man, Law & Order: SVU, ER. Founder of ActionLab.org and social justice advocate.
Father/veteran/Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter/Tony, Oscar and Emmy Award–winning actor/social activist
Lives with dyslexia
Lives with ADHD
Academy Award–winning actor
Co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor/father
Co-creator, executive producer and writer of Glee and American Horror Story
ABC Shark Tank mogul/entrepreneur
Lives with ADHD and OCD
Lieutenant governor of California/father
ADHD and autism mom
As we celebrate LD, ADHD and Dyslexia Awareness Months, we’re launching a special campaign to help you and your child #BeUnderstood.
How does the brain of a child with dyslexia work differently? Watch this video to find out.
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Find out which learning and attention issues affect time management skills, and how to help.
Oct 23rd at 10:00 am
School was a struggle for her son. And saying “have a good day” seemed to make things worse.
Follow the steps to learn what documents you need and what order to put them in.
Learn the role of hot and cool executive functioning skills and how to help your child build them.
A Houston newspaper reports that Texas has denied special education services to thousands of students.
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