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Trynia Kaufman

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Expert Relationship Manager 

Trynia joined Understood after earning her Masters in Neuroscience and Education from Columbia University. While working on her masters, she served as an Education Consultant for Columbia and also worked on multiple research projects investigating neural correlates of learning disabilities as well as potential interventions. Trynia first became interested in the field of special education after working as the program director of a college access program for teens in the foster care system, many of whom also received special education services. She went on to work as a high school special education teacher in Tucson, Arizona and presented on teaching strategies and interventions for various professional development sessions, as well as statewide conferences.

Trynia lives in Brooklyn with her husband Craig. As a newbie to New York, she loves exploring the city and checking out as many events and shows as possible.





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Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 5 days ago

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) will join with other organizations as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters on September 25th. The goal for the 2018 National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation by encouraging Americans to register to vote and come out to the polls this November. … Continue reading Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

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