Judge: University must open dorm to student with disability

12/30/2009 | MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

A Michigan university must allow a student who has a learning disability to live in a campus dormitory even though he is not pursuing a degree, a federal judge ruled. Officials at Oakland University had cited a school policy that reserves dorms for degree students in denying on-campus housing to Micah Fialka-Feldman, who has a reading and writing impairment and has been taking courses at the university since 2003.

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