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Amanda Morin

Staff Writer and Expert

Amanda Morin is a writer and expert for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) editorial team. She helps to create and vet the content that Understood.orguses to educate and empower the millions of parents who have children with learning and attention issues.

Prior to joining NCLD, Amanda worked 10 years as an early childhood educator. She taught kindergarten and worked with infants, toddlers and preschoolers with disabilities. She also spent nine years as freelance education writer, working with websites and publishers specializing in education and parenting. She has written three books for F+W Media, and her other clients included Education.com, the New York Times and Circle of Moms.

Amanda holds a B.S. in education from the University of Maine and has completed special education advocacy training from the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates. She lives in Maine with her husband and three children.

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Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Anne Ford Scholarship and the Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship applications are now officially open. High school students who are part of the class of 2018 and have an identified learning disability and/or ADHD are welcome to apply. The application will be open until November 6, 2017. The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time … Continue reading Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open

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