Understood is a nonprofit focused on shaping the world for difference. We raise awareness of the challenges, skills, and strengths of people who learn and think differently. Our resources help people navigate challenges, gain confidence, and find support and community so they can thrive. Together, we can build a world where everyone can reach their full potential.
Practical strategies. Expert insights. Bite-size episodes. “What Now? A Parent’s Guide” is a how-to podcast that helps you handle common behavior challenges like a pro. Psychologist Dr. Andrew Kahn hosts Season 1, which looks at tantrums and meltdowns. Each episode takes less than 10 minutes and helps you fit these parenting strategies into your life whenever you need them.
Learn more about our experts and their areas of focus
Associate Director, Behavior Change & Expertise, Understood
Areas of expertise: special education, ADHD, social-emotional functioning, mental health
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Founder of West LA Neuropsychology, PC and ChildNEXUS
Areas of expertise: neuropsychology, ADHD, learning disabilities, transitions
Executive Director of Behavior Change & Expertise, Understood
Areas of expertise: mental health & wellbeing at work, prevention, coaching
2021 National Teacher of the Year, and special education teacher
Areas of expertise: special education, bilingual (Spanish)
Executive Director, Learning Development, Understood
Areas of expertise: special education, learning disabilities and ADHD, school administration
Assistant Principal, School District of Philadelphia
Areas of expertise: culturally responsive teaching