Video: The emotional journey of one family with many learning and thinking differences

By The Understood Team

Her daughter Celena has  and . Celena’s younger brother, Marcos, has , , dyscalculia, and ADHD. As she learned about learning and thinking differences, Elena put the pieces together and discovered that she, too, has ADHD.

Elena decided to homeschool her kids so they could learn in the ways that were most comfortable for them. But the family continued to struggle with communicating their expectations and needs. They fought a lot. Elena and her husband separated.

Watch as Elena and her kids talk about how they worked on their communication skills and improved their family dynamics.

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    The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.