By Melinda Jacobs, Esq.
The 2010 ADA Title II regulations brought to light the issue of allowing service animals to accompany students on campus. Make sure your district understands its requirements now to avoid trouble later!
Renowned special education attorney and author Melinda Jacobs brings you the only compliance guide designed to help your district formulate a sound service animal policy. After a comprehensive overview of the definition of a "service animal," she details what the new regulations call for – so you can confidently recognize:
- What type of "work or tasks" the animal must perform in order to qualify
- Which animals are excluded by the definition and why
- Under what circumstances a district may ask that a service animal be removed from the premises
- And more!
To ensure compliance and save you time, you also get the full text of the Title II regulations on service animals, the Department of Justice’s accompanying comments and discussion, quick-read summaries of related rulings and an important Letter of Findings. Best of all, sample policies on service animals help you formulate similar policy in your own district!