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Harlem’s P.S. 125 Pilots City’s New Dyslexia Program

10.11.2022 | The Uptowner | Sarah Part, a policy analyst with Advocates for Children, explained that while some students struggling with literacy may have learning disabilities, many are considered “instructional failures”: They struggle with reading because they were not taught well, or did not receive necessary support. 

“They get classified as having a disability,” Part said, “but their disability is caused by the fact that they did not receive high-quality core instruction in the first place.” The new city program will work with all students struggling to read, whether diagnosed with dyslexia or not. Read article