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Suzanne Lang is the parent and partner advisor for Understood at the Poses Family Foundation (PFF). Prior to joining PFF, she was a program associate at the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, where she led their learning disability initiative.
Lang has a degree in art education from Southern Connecticut State University. She has won several awards for her watercolor paintings.
A passionate advocate for children, she established a local support group for parents and an advisory board to special education in her community.
She is the mother of two wonderful children. Her son Alec is the inspiration for her work in the field of learning and attention issues.
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