23 episodes

Navigating ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning and thinking differences can be confusing. Understood Explains unpacks one important topic each season. From special education for kids to ADHD diagnosis for adults, get insights from the experts at Understood.org.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Navigating ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning and thinking differences can be confusing. Understood Explains unpacks one important topic each season. From special education for kids to ADHD diagnosis for adults, get insights from the experts at Understood.org.

    Introducing: Understood Explains IEPs

    Introducing: Understood Explains IEPs

    Does your child need special education? How can you make the most of this school support? Listen to the trailer for “Understood Explains IEPs,” which covers the ins and outs of individualized education programs.

    Host Juliana Urtubey is a special education teacher and the 2021 National Teacher of the Year. So you can learn from a pro in this 13-episode series, which includes IEP tips for kids of different ages and for kids who are learning English as an additional language.

    Episodes drop weekly in English and Spanish, starting March 21.

    Understood.org is a nonprofit resource dedicated to helping people who learn and think differently discover their potential and thrive. Learn more about “Understood Explains” and all our podcasts at u.org/podcasts.

    Copyright © 2024 Understood for All, Inc. All rights reserved.

    • 1 min
    Should I get tested for ADHD?

    Should I get tested for ADHD?

    Are you wondering if your ADHD symptoms are too mild to get tested? Or if there’s enough of a benefit to getting diagnosed with ADHD as an adult? Host Dr. Roberto Olivardia shares his own diagnosis story as he answers common questions about whether to get formally tested for ADHD as an adult.

    For more resources, including a transcript formatted for easy skimming, visit the episode page on Understood.

    Understood.org is a resource dedicated to shaping the world so the millions of people with learning and thinking differences can thrive. Learn more about “Understood Explains” and all our podcasts at u.org/podcasts.

    Copyright © 2023 Understood for All, Inc. All rights reserved. Understood is not affiliated with any pharmaceutical company.

    • 11 min
    Who can diagnose ADHD in adults?

    Who can diagnose ADHD in adults?

    What type of doctor should you see for ADHD diagnosis — primary care provider? Psychologist? Psychiatrist? Is it worth waiting longer to see a specialist? How much does it cost? Get answers to common questions from “Understood Explains” host Dr. Roberto Olivardia.

    For more resources, including a transcript formatted for easy skimming, visit the episode page on Understood.

    Understood.org is a resource dedicated to shaping the world so the millions of people with learning and thinking differences can thrive. Learn more about “Understood Explains” and all our podcasts at u.org/podcasts.

    Copyright © 2023 Understood for All, Inc. All rights reserved. Understood is not affiliated with any pharmaceutical company.

    • 11 min
    What happens in an ADHD test for adults?

    What happens in an ADHD test for adults?

    How do doctors test adults for ADHD? What kind of questions do they ask? How long does it take? “Understood Explains” host Dr. Roberto Olivardia breaks down the process so you’ll know what to look for in a thorough evaluation. Get an overview and answers to common questions.

    For more resources, including a transcript formatted for easy skimming, visit the episode page on Understood.

    Understood.org is a resource dedicated to shaping the world so the millions of people with learning and thinking differences can thrive. Learn more about “Understood Explains” and all our podcasts at u.org/podcasts.

    Copyright © 2023 Understood for All, Inc. All rights reserved. Understood is not affiliated with any pharmaceutical company.

    • 10 min
    Is online ADHD diagnosis legit?

    Is online ADHD diagnosis legit?

    The wait time may be shorter, but is online ADHD diagnosis accurate? And can it help you get ADHD treatment? In this episode of “Understood Explains,” learn the pros and cons of ADHD online diagnosis and get answers to common questions.

    For more resources, including a transcript formatted for easy skimming, visit the episode page on Understood.

    Understood.org is a resource dedicated to shaping the world so the millions of people with learning and thinking differences can thrive. Learn more about “Understood Explains” and all our podcasts at u.org/podcasts.

    Copyright © 2023 Understood for All, Inc. All rights reserved. Understood is not affiliated with any pharmaceutical company.

    • 11 min
    ADHD medication: What do I need to know?

    ADHD medication: What do I need to know?

    How does ADHD medication work? Is it addictive? If you think you might have ADHD or were recently diagnosed, find out what you need to know about ADHD medication, like how to tell if you’re taking too much or too little.

    For more resources, including a transcript formatted for easy skimming, visit the episode page on Understood.

    Understood.org is a resource dedicated to shaping the world so the millions of people with learning and thinking differences can thrive. Learn more about “Understood Explains” and all our podcasts at u.org/podcasts.

    Copyright © 2023 Understood for All, Inc. All rights reserved. Understood is not affiliated with any pharmaceutical company.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

nadeleone ,

THE Top Learning Difference Podcast!

I love your channel! Understood is thoughtfully curated with content that’s easy to understand.

Understood has been an incredible resource for me. Truly a trusted community for those of us who learn differently (and our support system). If I could give you 10-stars I would :)

I can’t wait for more episodes!

Muuuryyy ,

WOW!

There’s sooo much in this podcast I had no idea about. I loved this! I learned so much. Fantastic production as well.

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