All Big Apple public school students will be evaluated for dyslexia as part of a broader effort to boost resources for children with the learning disability, Mayor Eric Adams vowed Thursday.
“We are going to have the largest, most comprehensive approach to supporting students with dyslexia in the country,” Adams — who has said he didn’t realize he had dyslexia until after struggling in high school — said at a press conference in Upper Manhattan’s P.S. 125.
“For the first time, we’re going to screen all New York City school students for dyslexia and give them the support they need to succeed.”
Adams, who pushed for dyslexia screening during the mayoral primary, has frequently pointed to high
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