Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Opening Doors for Service Animals Image by Texas Governor Rick Perry 6/7/2013 – SAN ANTONIO – Governor Rick Perry helps Boots, a service animal to veteran Adan Gallegos, "sign" House Bill 489, which allows individuals with disabilities to use the assistance of service animals in all public places, including retail businesses and restaurants, without having to show the qualifications or certifications of…

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Is obesity a disease? The American Medical Association says “yes”; the


Is obesity a disease? The American Medical Association says “yes”; the The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was amended, effective January 1, 2009, to greatly expand the coverage of the act. Employers and individuals continue to observe how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and courts interpret … Read more on Lexology (registration)

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Iraq War Vet Sues KFC For Refusing To Allow His Service Dog Into Restaurant A New York KFC franchise is in the deep fryer after employees allegedly refused to serve a disabled Iraq War veteran who worked at Ground Zero after he brought his service dog into the chicken joint. Charles Hernandez, a 50-year old retired public … Read more on Fox…

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“Lead On” – Americans with Disabilities Act 23 years later


2013 American Association of People with Disabilities interns share their experiences of the ADA, as persons with a disability. Approximately 20 years after helping craft the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHeal… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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School district approves service dog for boy SUNRISE, Fla. (WSVN) — A 5-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is beginning his first day of kindergarten with the help of his mother and a service dog. "He's new in school, new teacher, new everything," said the boy's mother, Monica Alboniga. Five-year … Read more on 7Online WSVN-TV

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Veteran And Service Dog Told To Leave NJ Boardwalk A 19-year Army veteran was given a summons and told to leave the ocean-side boardwalk in North Wildwood, N.J., Thursday, after a police officer refused to accept the presence of the veteran's service dog. Jared Goering says it was the first vacation … Read more on NPR (blog) Military Vet Searching For Lost Service…

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Service Animal @ The Skylark – Cruise Ship


Service Animal performing “Cruise Ship” 2-28-13 Also, face melting. Video Rating: 5 / 5 “Discrimination of a Service Animal is discrimination of the disabled.” Service Animal Registry of America (SARA) 2013. On 11MAR2013, between 6 and 7AM I was… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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