School Forces 12-Year-Old Epileptic Boy to Leave His Service Dog at Home

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Andrew Stevens, 12, wears a padded helmet to prevent serious injury. But, unlike most kids, his helmet isn't for bike safety -- he wears it to protect his head during any of...An elementary school in Virginia says it will not allow the boy to bring his service dog to school because of safety concerns.

When Autistic Son Denied Service Dog, Mom Bites Back

A Florida school district doesn't want any doggone service animals. Credit: Jennifer Hlad/Capital News Service/MCT
What's with the Collier County School District in Naples, Fla., and dogs? A dog could get the distinct impression he's not wante...
Every dog has his day? Not in this southwest Florida school district.

School bans dog, is sued for $150 million

John Cave Jr. and his parents spent weeks trying to convince the deaf 14-year-old's school to allow his assistance dog in class. The school refused, and is now being sued by the family in a $150 million federal discrimination lawsuit. In addition to...


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