Iowa Court Rules Food Allergy a Disability

The Iowa Court of Appeals recently ruled that a child's food allergy is a disability protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

The ruling will affect schools, child care centers, day camps, and other recreational programs for children -- which the ADA says cannot discriminate against disabled children.

 

Many schools in Iowa already have food allergy policies in place to provide accommodations for students with life-threatening food allergies.

 

Read more: http://www.kwwl.com/story/2054.../09/iowa-court-rules

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