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Parenting is easier when you’ve got the nation’s top experts in your corner. Explore tips and insights on learning and attention issues.

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Read personal takes on the highs and lows of learning and attention issues, and everything in between. Parents share stories about their journey.

Read  My Parent Journey

See what insiders are saying about learning and attention issues. Enjoy fresh insight from authors, education advocates and other influential people.

Read  The Inside Track

Get the latest on learning and attention issues—from groundbreaking research and school trends to inspiring celebrity profiles and success stories.

Read  In the News

Parenting a child with learning and attention issues can bring unexpected challenges. Get a leg up! Read tips from parents who’ve been there.

Read  What I Wish I’d Known Sooner

At Understood, we’re always working to raise awareness about learning and attention issues. Catch up on what we’re doing and what others are saying about us.

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  • Parenting Coach

    Practical ideas for social, emotional and behavioral challenges.

  • Tech Finder

    Find technology to help your child.

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  • Through Your Child’s Eyes

    Simulations and videos to let you experience your child’s world.

    Julia video from Through Your Child’s Eyes
  • Good Grades, Bad Test Scores

    One woman’s story of her daughter’s struggles with standardized testing.

    Close-up of a teen girl looking tense and worried during an exam
  • Neurodiversity and Brain Strengths

    Learn about the pockets of strength that tend to go along with various learning and attention issues.

    Video clip from Common Strengths of Children With Learning and Attention
  • Parents Like Me

    Connect with other parents who understand.

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  • About Henry Winkler’s New Book

    He has a message for parents of kids with dyslexia and other learning and attention issues.

    Henry Winkler reading one of his books out loud to a classroom of children.
  • Does Auditory Processing Disorder Cause Dyslexia?

    One mother wants to know what causes her son’s dyslexia. Could it be APD?

    Kindergarten students listening in class