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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.

Read  Expert Corner

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.

Read  News About Understood

Inspiring. Motivating. Caring. Meet people who are taking extra steps to improve the lives of kids with learning and attention issues.

Read  Making a Difference

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    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.

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  • Summer Learning Tools for Grade-Schoolers

    Apps, games and websites that can help spark new interests and keep skills from getting rusty.

    Summer Learning Apps and Games for Grade Schoolers
  • Mom Is Taking a Summer Break

    Parenting kids with learning and attention issues can be stressful. So this mom is taking the summer off.

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  • Join a Group!

    A safe place for you to connect with other parents like you.

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  • Sensory Processing Issues and Summer Challenges

    How to address some of the strong sounds, smells and sensations of summer.

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  • ADHD and Trouble Managing Emotions

    People with ADHD often have difficulty with emotions. Especially the uncomfortable ones. But why?

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