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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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  • 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.

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  • Can Dyslexia Cause Headaches?

    Could this child’s headaches be caused by his dyslexia?

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  • Finding a Therapist for Your Child

    We asked the Understood community how they found the help they needed. Experts chimed in, too.

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  • Join a Group!

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

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  • Films That Feature Dyslexia

    If your child has reading issues, consider watching (and talking about) these films with him.

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  • How One Mom Became an Advocate

    Hear how Mary De Angelo made it to the statehouse as part of Dyslexia Advocacy Day in Annapolis, MD.

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