A Graduation to Remember

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Paving the Way to the Future!

Ethan’s parents called dLCV because their son was graduating with an advanced diploma, but he uses a power wheelchair, and the indoor stage was not accessible.  dLCV wrote to the school and found out that in order to use the ramp they wanted him to use, he would have to enter from a separate room and not the auditorium like his peers.  dLCV explained that our client had a right to access the graduation ceremony in the same way his peers did and that he had a right to “comparable experience”.

“On June 4th, Ethan graduated high school and processed across a stage with a ramp.”

His parents wrote to dLCV thanking us and stating, “We never thought we would see this day.  You paved a way for his future.”

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