CREEC Staff in the News: Service Animals and Airlines

CREEC’s own Staff Attorney Al Elia is in the Washington Post!

Read the article to learn how Department of Transportation rules are making it more difficult for blind people who are guide dog users to fly: “The agency acknowledged that people with disabilities are experiencing problems flying with their service animals and said in an email that it is taking their concerns seriously and ‘has begun looking further into those issues. ‘It’s a gigantic mess,’ said Albert Elia, a board member at the National Association of Guide Dog Users and a staff attorney at the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center, a nonprofit legal organization focused on disability justice.”

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