Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Learning Disabilities



Understood – A Website for Learning and Attention Issues

Summary: “Understood” is a website to assist parents and educators by providing insights and resources to help children with specific learning problems.  The website provides simulations that help adults understand the challenges that children may face including ADHD, dyslexia, and a variety of other challenges.  There is also a parent toolkit with resources to help parents deal with these issues.   There is a significant social-emotional component to this website to help children.  Understood was founded by 15 nonprofit organizations which are diverse in their specialties, but united by a common desire to help parents help children.

Source:  Understood,

Categories:  SEL Basics, Parent Engagement, Learning Disabilities