Thursday, January 6, 2011

Court OKs blind student's computer software

This story is about a blind law student who needed to use computer software to take the Bar exam. Will such accommodations also be made for medical and health students?

A blind Bay Area law graduate was entitled to use computer-assisted reading devices that gave her the best chance of passing the California bar exam, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a broad interpretation of disability laws.

The decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco gives Stephanie Enyart another chance to use the computer equipment when she takes the exam for the third time next month.

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