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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.
The Understood Podcast Network is bringing back its limited series podcast, Understood Explains, for a second season: ADHD Diagnosis in Adults, exploring the ins and outs of diagnosing adults with ADHD. In each episode, host Dr. Roberto Olivardia shares his knowledge and expertise on adult ADHD diagnosis, both from his medical background and from personal lived experience.
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Associate Director, Behavior Change & Expertise, Understood
Areas of expertise: special education, ADHD, social-emotional functioning, mental health
Executive Director, Learning Development, Understood
Areas of expertise: special education, learning disabilities and ADHD, school administration
Executive Director of Behavior Change & Expertise, Understood
Areas of expertise: mental health & wellbeing at work, prevention, coaching
Executive Director, Learning and Emotional Assessment Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Areas of expertise: neuropsychology, mental health, learning disabilities, ADHD
Joan Weiler Arnow ’49 Professor and Chair of Education Program, Lasell University
Areas of expertise: bilingual special education services, learning disabilities, and multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)
Clinician in Private Practice; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Morehouse School of Medicine
Areas of expertise: clinical psychology