Amanda Morin is associate director for thought leadership and expertise at Understood, a nonprofit dedicated to shaping the world for difference. Amanda has been in education for over 20 years as a teacher, early intervention specialist, parent coach, speaker, and writer. She focuses on supporting equity, empathy, and empowerment for all learners. She’s the author of five books, including The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education, The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book, and What Is Empathy? A Bullying Storybook for Kids.