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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June 9, 2022
Summer is a great time for kids to fall in love with reading. How can we make summer reading fun for all kids — even those who don’t think of themselves as readers?
May 26, 2022
What unique challenges do single parents face when raising kids with learning differences? Hear from a single parent who’s “in it.”
May 12, 2022
There are plenty of myths and misconceptions about learning differences. Let’s get the facts to debunk them.
April 27, 2022
Summer camp is a tradition for many kids. But does summer camp work for kids who learn differently?
April 14, 2022
Many kids with ADHD have trouble with sleep. How can families help kids with ADHD get a good night’s sleep?
March 31, 2022
What’s one way to empower kids who learn differently? Connect them with near-peer mentors who learn differently, too.
March 17, 2022
Many schools across the country are lifting their mask mandates. How can we help our kids manage these changes?
March 3, 2022
Kids of color who learn differently face unique challenges. One challenge is the “opportunity gap.” What is this gap? And what can we do about it?
February 17, 2022
What’s it like to be on reality TV when you’ve got ADHD, dyslexia, and dyspraxia? Just ask Lizzie Acker from The Great British Baking Show.
February 3, 2022
How can we make learning joyful? How can we build schools that include and celebrate all kids, families, and communities?
is the director of thought leadership at Understood and author of “The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education.” She worked as a classroom teacher and early intervention specialist for more than a decade.
is the managing editor at Understood and co-host of the In It podcast. She’s a former educator with experience teaching and designing programs in schools, organizations, and online learning spaces.
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