For generations, too many people assumed that children with disabilities couldn’t learn to read — so they never gave them a chance. Hosted by Molly Ringwald, "A Chance to Read" looks at the reading challenges facing kids with disabilities and what schools across the country are doing to help them find success. In New Mexico, Minnesota, Georgia, and Texas, we’ll meet the amazing kids, parents, researchers, and teachers who are working to eliminate “assumicide” and give every child a chance to read.
This program is the newest episode of "Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers," WETA's award-winning series of innovative half-hour programs about how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help.
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