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Through Their Eyes
"You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself." - John Steinbeck
4 elements of empathy
 
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)
 
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)
 
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
 
Sensory Processing Disorder (Affects 1 in 20) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2P4Ed6G3gw