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FAQs About Special Education and the New Administration

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

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Henry Winkler Provides a Deeper Look at His Struggles With Dyslexia

Henry Winkler has shared a lot about his dyslexia. He’s also the author of a series of children’s bo...

2016: Year in review

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10 Big Moments and Trends for Learning and Attention Issues in 2016

2016 was a huge year for building awareness about learning and attention issues. Dyslexia research a...

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Lack of College Disability Information Prompts Congress to Introduce the RISE Act

The transition to college is a big challenge for kids with learning and attention issues. A recent s...

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Texas Policy Has Kept Thousands of Students Out of Special Education, According to a Report

Last month, the Houston Chronicle broke a story about special education that got a lot of attention...

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