“Disabled people still dogged by confusion over service dogs” – The Morning Call

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by Paul Muschick | Contact Reporter

“Kevin Teeple has used a service dog to help him with his epilepsy for four years. He’s never been challenged when bringing his dog into a public place, though he knew it could happen at any time.

“The time came a few weeks ago.

“Teeple said the driver of a Trans-Bridge Lines bus hassled him Dec. 7 as he tried to board in Easton with Molly, a German shepherd/border collie mix trained to predict when Teeple may have a seizure and break his fall should he collapse.

“He said the bus driver demanded to see his driver’s license, his medical information and the dog’s credentials. The Americans with Disabilities Act does not permit businesses to ask those questions.”

Read this Morning Call article in its entirety here.

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