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
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