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Despite a state order in his favor, a hearing-impaired Westbury teenager was barred Tuesday morning from bringing his service dog to school.
Breaking news on a story Disability Nation first covered over a year ago. Despite a state order in his favor, a hearing-impaired Westbury teenager was barred Tuesday from bringing his service dog to school. John Cave, 15, his mother, his twin sister and a family attorney were met at the entrance of W. Tresper Clarke High School in East Meadow by principal Timothy Voels, who refused to allow the dog inside the school.
The principal of the W. Tresper Clarke High School in East Meadow, New York, had a decision to make. He could do what most people would have done, and accepted the ruling of the New York State Division of Human Rights, and allowed 15 year old John Cave, accompanied by his service dog “Simba”, to attend school, or not.
More than a year after the East Meadow School District in Nassau County barred a deaf high school student from taking his service dog to school, a state official ruled on Monday that the district had violated the state’s Human Rights Law.
New York’s Commissioner of the Division of Human Rights (DHR) has ruled that a school district’s refusal to allow a hearing impaired student to bring his service dog to school violates the state’s Human Rights Law (HRL)