Tassajara Hills Elementary School

Through Their Eyes

"Y o u  c a n o n l y understand people if you feel them in yourself.”

~John Steinbeck



One of the BEST ways to advocate for your child is to understand and experience first-hand what they are going through, both in and out of the classroom.

Take a moment to experience the most common developmental and learning disabilities.



ADHD/Attention Issues (11% of American children, ages 4 to 17, have the attention disorder)

https://www.understood.org/en/tools/through-your-childs-eyes/player?simq=66dc223a-29e3-4956-ae1e- e7b1beff3584&standalone=true&simulation=true


Autism (On average, 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr4_dOorquQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M20DIK1Yt3A


Dyscalculia (Affects 6% of the population)

https://www.understood.org/en/tools/through-your-childs-eyes/player?simq=d7e339d7-7c55-4fd0- bef6-94b1a640d9dc&gradeId=d6b26d19-313c-49d9-8594-912c0e5be6a3&standalone=true


Dysgraphia (Affects 5-20% of students in any given population)

https://www.understood.org/en/tools/through-your-childs-eyes/player?simq=a06af01c-0a60-45c0- b306-2e8714d05bb4&standalone=true&simulation=true


Dyslexia (Affects One in five students, or 15-20%)

https://www.understood.org/en/tools/through-your-childs-eyes/player?simq=c07181bd-05a5-466c-aaa0- f54146a9d844&gradeId=d6b26d19-313c-49d9-8594-912c0e5be6a3&standalone=true


Executive Functioning, Organization, and Time Management

https://www.understood.org/en/tools/through-your-childs-eyes/player?simq=a06af01c-0a60-45c0- b306-2e8714d05bb4&standalone=true&simulation=true


Sensory Processing Disorder (Affects 1 in 20) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2P4Ed6G3gw


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San Ramon Valley Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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