deaf medical student http://www.kplu.org en Judge Orders Medical School To Reinstate Deaf Student http://www.kplu.org/post/judge-orders-medical-school-reinstate-deaf-student <p>A Northwest medical school has been ordered to reinstate a deaf student who took the school to court after it wouldn't let him begin classes.</p><p><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/deaf-student-claims-medical-school-yakima-denied-him-access">As KPLU reported last month</a>, Zachary Featherstone sued Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima after it admitted him, then wouldn’t let him attend.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The university said his admission might harm the training of other students and put patients at risk.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel & Ed Ronco 17878 at http://www.kplu.org Judge Orders Medical School To Reinstate Deaf Student Deaf Student Claims Medical School In Yakima Denied Him Access http://www.kplu.org/post/deaf-student-claims-medical-school-yakima-denied-him-access <p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/156345659&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 17460 at http://www.kplu.org Deaf Student Claims Medical School In Yakima Denied Him Access Deaf student can sue medical school for discrimination http://www.kplu.org/post/deaf-student-can-sue-medical-school-discrimination <p></p><p>A Seattle man with profound hearing loss has won a key battle in his fight with Creighton University Medical School in Nebraska over accommodating his disability. The case could have ramifications for other institutions of higher education.</p><p>Michael Argenyi, who received his undergraduate degree from Seattle University, asked Creighton to pay for interpreters and a real time captioning service known as CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation). The medical school refused, offering other services instead. Argenyi sued under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:02:15 +0000 Paula Wissel 7570 at http://www.kplu.org