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Should Children Born Prematurely Start School A Year Later?

15/12/2017 23:45 GMT

A diverse group of preschoolers in a classroom


Campaigners are calling for children who were born prematurely to start school a year later to help them keep up with classmates.

A study of kids born before 37 weeks of pregnancy found they are more likely to be diagnosed as having dyslexia, deafness and other special educational needs.

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