Archive for July, 2011

Service Dogs in SchoolFriday, July 29th, 2011

“An Illinois Appellate Court issued a precedent setting decision regarding the rights of students with disabilities who use service animals in their schools. This decision, which provides the first appellate interpretation of the service animal provision of the Illinois School Code, will allow K.D., a seven year old child with autism, to continue to attend school with his service animal.” Equip for Equality, 8/24/2010

“As a dog lover myself, I was touched by this section of the opinion” — Andrea M. B. Ott, Illinois State Bar

Service Dogs in School (Chewey’s Story) [Law Offices of Andrea M.B. Ott, LLC]

See also: Service Dog Access Legislation

Service dogs are beyond fetchingMonday, July 18th, 2011

“Their use is growing. They help guide the blind, perform tasks for the physically disabled and may even help people with epilepsy and autism.” — Karen Ravn, Speical to the Los Angeles Times

Service Dogs [The Los Angeles Times]