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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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Parents: Participate in a UCSF Research Program on Socio-Emotional Growth and Receive a Free Personalized Profile Report

UCSF Dyslexia Center (dyslexia.ucsf.edu) & brainLENS (brainlens.org) are asking parents who are interested in receiving their child’s socio-emotional profile at no cost, while contributing to an innovative new research program, which will examine students with and without learning differences. Who is eligible? Your children and students are eligible who are ages 9-16 years, with or … Continue reading Parents: Participate in a UCSF Research Program on Socio-Emotional Growth and Receive a Free Personalized Profile Report

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