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New Resource Helps Parents and Educators Get on the Same Page About IEP Terms

In 2015, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) sent a letter to the states with a clear message. It...

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An Update on the Trump Administration’s Budget Proposal and Education Funding

Understood does not take positions on government policy. Some of our 15 founding partners may, howev...

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Teacher Tip: The Most Fun Way to Build Reading Skills for Back-to-School

Back-to-school will be here before you know it. You may be looking for ways to help your child with...

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Recent Study Says Little About the Effect of “Train the Brain” Video Game on ADHD Symptoms

Most experts have long agreed that “train the brain” games do not improve attention. But in April, a...

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Tommy Hilfiger, Fashion Icon With Dyslexia, Gives Advice to His Younger Self in a New Campaign

If you had a chance to speak to your younger self about learning and attention issues, what would yo...

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