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Through Their Eyes

 

"You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself." - John Steinbeck

 

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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