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Black students with dyslexia all too often carry a heavy burden in our public schools. This documentary centers around a grandmother who fought for years to get her grandkids — particularly her grandson — properly assessed for dyslexia. Like too many African American boys, Geraldine Robinson’s grandson had been erroneously labeled with an “intellectual disability” and deprived of proper reading remediation.
Image Caption: Geraldine Robinson, center, and one of her sons, right, wait for her to be honored for her advocacy by the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund in September 2019
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