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Dyslexics sue

A GROUP action being prepared by Manchester solicitors for 10 people is the first to follow this summer's landmark ruling by the law lords that councils may be sued for failing to provide proper education for children with special needs. P> Councils could face a spate of negligence claims from dyslexic former pupils who say that their condition was ignored by their teachers.

Reports compiled by Diane Spencer with the help of the National Children's Bureau

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