Video: The journey from student with dyslexia and ADHD to special education teacher

By The Understood Team

Anya was identified with and in elementary school. Her mother — who had similar issues — was determined to make sure Anya never felt like she was less than anyone else.

Anya’s incredibly supportive parents read books to her, taught her to self-advocate, and kept her focused on education through her young adult years. Now a special education teacher, Anya wants to make sure the next generation has the same experience and support she had as a child. Watch her inspiring story.

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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.