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Monday, April 13, 2015

DOJ: Girl can bring service dog to school



The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a Letter of Findings regarding civil rights violations by the Gates-Chili Central School District in Rochester, N.Y. The DOJ found the District has violated title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by its refusal to permit a student to bring her service dog to school unless the student's mother also provides a full-time handler. The Letter of Findings is available on DOJ's ADA website.

 For more general information on the ADA visit www.ADA.gov or call the toll-free ADA Information Line at (800)-514-0301 (voice) or (800) 514-0383 (TTY). 
-- By JERRY WOLFFE

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