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We have differences like ADHD, dyslexia, learning disabilities, anxiety, and more. Here’s our advice for how to thrive in school, work, and life.

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Contributor spotlight

  • In the workforce
  • DJ/artist, software developer; a blend of nature and technology
  • Differences: ADHD, anxiety, hyperthyroidism

More about Crystal

  • In grad school
  • Passionate about advocacy, education reform, and community
  • Differences: Dyslexia, dyscalculia (math), ADHD

More about Atira

  • In college
  • Camp counselor, theater addict
  • Differences: ADHD, processing speed, dysgraphia (writing)

More about Henry

  • In college
  • Premed student, philosophy enthusiast, table tennis fan
  • Differences: ADHD

More about Shadi

  • In the workforce
  • Muay Thai fighter, freelance artist, loves to create
  • Differences: ADHD, OCD, anxiety, physical challenges, avoiding self-sabotag

More about Ilena

  • In grad school
  • Expert in all things self-advocacy
  • Differences: Dyscalculia (math), anxiety

More about Savannah

  • In the workforce
  • Published author, advocate for better representation of queer people of color
  • Differences: ADHD, dyslexia

More about Ryan

  • In the workforce
  • Writing books since 2008, avid comic book and cosplay fan
  • Differences: Dyslexia, anxiety

More about Mimi

  • In the workforce (Understood staff)
  • Aspiring comedian
  • Differences: ADHD, OCD

More about Ben

  • In the workforce (Understood staff)
  • Obsessed with 3D animation, bass player in a band (The Ophelias)
  • Differences: ADHD, trouble with math

More about Jo

  • In the workforce
  • Candidate for public office, freelancer writer, passionate about education reform
  • Differences: ADHD

More about Andrea

  • In the workforce
  • Preschool teacher; loves watercolors, cooking, and writing poetry
  • Differences: Dyslexia, processing speed

More about Olivia

  • Starting college
  • Focused on becoming a world-class journalist, enjoys sports and video games
  • Differences: ADHD, autism, social anxiety

More about Jay