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It has nothing to do with how intelligent you are. You can be extremely bright and still have dyslexia.

- Tim Tebow

Source: ESPN

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Tom Hehir, Ed.D.

Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

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Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

Professional Advisory Board

Tom served as director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999 and was responsible for federal leadership in implementing IDEA.

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NCLD’s Impact Update – November/December 2015

Empowering Parents Understood celebrated one year of serving parents – reaching over 8,000,000 users to date, with over 1,000,000 users in October alone. 24-Hr Access to Experts! We kicked off a month of events for Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Dyslexia Awareness Month with 24 hours of free and unlimited access to advice from Understood’s team […]

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Powerful statistics

Employment Status of Working Age Adults

Percentage of People Who Attributed LD to Inaccurate Causes

How Students With LD Exited High School