Blind student at core of dispute

Blind student at core of dispute

There are 1 comment on the Gloucester Co. Times story from Oct 6, 2007, titled Blind student at core of dispute. In it, Gloucester Co. Times reports that:

“This is about a blind child's right to be educated right next to all the other kids and not shoved away in a corner”

MANTUA TWP. The parents of an 8-year-old Mantua boy are facing criminal truancy charges after they refused to send their blind son to school, claiming his disability had not been adequately accommodated by ... via Gloucester Co. Times

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Mom

Chester, PA

#1 Oct 9, 2007
three cheers for the parents. sometimes, we parents leave the teaching of our children up to the schools but that is not always smart. i'm glad the howard's are taking matters into their own hands and fighting for their son's rights. i too had a similar problem when my speech impaired daughter started school, i got involved and the school hated it--they even lied to me but thanks to a caring teacher and my persistance my daughter is successful today. good luck with everything; I'll keep your family in my prayers.

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