By Amanda Morin
Explore the history of learning and attention issues, from their discovery to advances in research and special education law. Also find out when some famous people went public about their learning and attention issues.
It’s been over 100 years since dyslexia was first “discovered.” We have since learned—and continue to discover—much more about learning and attention issues. Find out more by getting to know learning disabilities by the numbers.
As a writer specializing in parenting and education, Amanda Morin draws on her experience as a teacher, early intervention specialist and mom to children with learning issues.
Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 30, 2014
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.
Sign up for your weekly email newsletter, for you and your family.
This email is already subscribed to Understood newsletters. If you haven't been receiving anything, add firstname.lastname@example.org to your safe-senders list.
Child’s nickname is private and only you can see it.