A new analysis conducted by the Independent Budget Office found that NYC public school students born later in the year are more likely to be identified with a learning disability.

“They might be viewed as not as capable as other kids in their class but in fact it is not an innate issue with them, but rather it’s the environment that they may not just be ready to meet those developmental demands,” said Dr. Matthew Pagirsky, a clinical neuropsychologist at the Child Mind Institute.