Video: How a diagnosis in adulthood changed one woman’s perspective

By The Understood Team

Yimeng had always struggled in school. Reading was a challenge for her, and she had difficulty staying on top of tasks. But it wasn’t until she was thriving in graduate school at the School of Visual Arts that she began to suspect there might be a specific reason for her struggles.

Watch Yimeng’s story as she goes through the evaluation process as an adult. Hear how being identified with specific issues changed her view of herself and helped her better understand her strengths and challenges.

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    The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.