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Trade tips and experiences with parents throughout our community. Join this group to share stories, bust myths and discover practical solutions in a safe and comfortable space. Any question is welcome here.
Maybe you’re concerned that your child is struggling with reading, writing, time management, hyperactivity or other issues. Or you might already know that your child has dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive functioning issues, ADHD or another condition. No matter your situation, in this group you’ll find parents who understand what you’re going through.
Whether your child is in public school or private school, grade school or high school, developing a solid partnership with your child’s school is key. Join this group to get and give tips on how to work with educators when it comes to IEPs, accommodations, evaluations and more.
Children in Pre-K through second grade can struggle with learning and attention issues in unique ways. They may face challenges they do not understand. Join this group to make connections with other parents of early learners.
Elementary school is a time when schoolwork and social life really ramp up. For kids with learning and attention issues, this could be when challenges become more apparent. Join this group to get tips and find emotional support from parents like you.
Sixth through eighth grade is an exciting and eventful time. Join this group to compare strategies and share challenges and triumphs with other parents of middle-schoolers. Together you can even tackle tween social and emotional drama!
The teen years can be full of triumphs—and turbulence. Your child enters high school and, ultimately, adulthood. Parents of kids in ninth grade and beyond can join this group to get and give advice on how to make these transitions easier.
Aqui, los papás de hijos con dificultades de aprendizaje y de atención podrán compartir ideas, retos, estrategias y éxitos. Tener una comunidad a quien llamar, sin importar si su hijo es pequeño o adulto joven, puede ayudarlo a superar cualquier obstáculo.
Navigating learning and attention issues can be overwhelming for parents. Building collaborative communities that provide up-to-date education and emotional support generates hope. Learn more in this group moderated by Parents Education Network.
Every weekend, an expert will answer your questions about topics related to learning and attention issues. Join this group and ask a question by starting a discussion on this weekend’s board. Then check back at your convenience to see the expert’s answer.
This daylong event aims for a better foundation for education. And Understood will be there.
Apr 23rd at 12:00 pm
Practical ideas for social, emotional and behavioral challenges.
Understood.org has been nominated for a Webby as the best Family/Parenting site of 2015.
Explore the different summer learning options for kids with learning and attention issues.
Simulations and videos to let you experience your child’s world.
A safe place for you to connect with other parents like you.
Find technology to help your child.
Laura Schifter shares her personal story about overcoming stigma.
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