Judge says autistic boy, 6, can bring service dog to school

Nov. 11, 2009
Illinois district tried to keep dog out of classroom

From The Urbana/Champaign News-Gazette: A judge has ruled that the Villa Grove (Ill.) school district must continue to allow a 6-year-old boy to bring his service dog with him to attend fall classes. Nichelle and Bradley Drew of Villa Grove sued to force the district to allow the dog, a yellow Labrador retriever named Chewey, to accompany their son, Kaleb, to school. Kaleb has autism and needs a service dog.

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