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Listen to the joys and frustrations of supporting kids who learn and think differently. Hosts Amanda Morin and Gretchen Vierstra talk with parents, caregivers, teachers, and sometimes kids, offering support and advice for and from people who struggle with reading, math, focus, and other learning differences.

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October 7, 2021

The term “neurodiversity” seems to be everywhere right now. But what exactly does it mean? And how does it apply to kids who learn and think differently?

September 23, 2021

Signs of ADHD can pop up for kids — and adults — in unexpected, emotional, and even funny ways. But sometimes there’s a single moment when it clicks.

September 23, 2021

Teacher Kara Ball shares what school was like for her as a student with dyslexia and dyscalculia, and how that experience shapes her work today.

September 16, 2021

Discover In It, a podcast that explores the joys and frustrations of supporting kids who learn and think differently.

May 19, 2020

We’ve all seen it — a child falling apart in a store or at the park. In these moments, people often assume they’re seeing a tantrum. But it might be a meltdown.


  • Amanda Morin

    worked as a classroom teacher and as an early intervention specialist for 10 years. She is the author of The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education. Two of her children have learning differences.

    • Gretchen Vierstra, MA

      is a senior editor at Understood. She’s a former educator with experience teaching and designing programs in schools, organizations, and online learning spaces.

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