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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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    Find technology to help your child.

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

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  • Back-to-School Countdown

    This one-month planner offers daily tips to get your child ready for the first day of school.

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    The skills your child uses in these games connect to everyday situations.

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  • Join a Group!

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

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  • How to Tell a Tantrum From a Meltdown

    Knowing what type of outburst your child is having can help you respond.

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    This checklist can help you know if it’s time to talk to your child’s prescriber.

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