Lesley U after the food allergy Justice settlement

Lesley U after the food allergy Justice settlement

After a settlement where food allergies were named a disability, a university employee talks about meeting the settlement requirements and ensuring students with disabilities receive the services they need. 

In 2012, the United States Department of Justice ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act applied to students with food allergies at Lesley University, in Cambridge, Mass. The ruling came after students at the private university filed a complaint to the Justice Department saying the college and its foodservice provider, Bon Appètit, violated their civil rights by requiring them to purchase meal pl

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