Some of us are wired differently. But all of us can thrive with the right support. Find out if you or your child might be showing signs of learning and thinking differences like ADHD and dyslexia — and what you can do to help.
Take a “signs and symptoms” quiz
Think you might be seeing ADHD or dyslexia? Take this short quiz about signs of learning and thinking differences. Get personalized results within minutes.
Get help finding behavior patterns
Figuring out what’s going on can feel overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help. Use this step-by-step tool to gather information and seek support from your child’s teachers or health care providers.
Use the Take N.O.T.E. tool.
See the world through your child’s eyes
What does it feel like to learn and think differently? See the world through your child’s eyes. Watch kids like Jade describe “the worst feeling in the world” — and what helps them thrive.
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Hear from parents and young adults
Listen to real talk and personal stories for and from people who learn and think differently. Understood’s podcasts bring new voices and perspectives you won’t hear anywhere else. Dive into candid conversations on the topics that interest you, like these:
- Tantrum...or meltdown? — In It
- When “ditzy” is finally diagnosed as ADHD — ADHA Aha!
- Dyslexia is why this production manager is so good — How’d You Get THAT Job?!
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Signs of learning and thinking differences are often overlooked or misunderstood. Understood provides clear explanations and simple tips that can help. Explore topics like these:
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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.