Important terms

Terms You May Hear and What They Mean

By The Understood Team

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Teachers, doctors and other professionals use lots of different terms having to do with learning and attention issues. Getting familiar with these terms can help you get your child what she needs to succeed. Take your time exploring the terms below.

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Portrait of Sheldon Horowitz

Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D., is senior director of learning resources and research at the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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