fall through the cracks

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fall through the cracks

  1. (idiomatic) to be missed; to escape the necessary notice or attention
    • 2008, Kari Dunn Buron, ‎Pamela J. Wolfberg, Learners on the Autism Spectrum: Preparing Highly Qualified Educators
      Although more than two decades have passed, not a day goes by that I don't wonder how things could and should be different for the many children like Lydia who fall through the cracks because they are misdiagnosed, mistreated, or simply misunderstood.