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NEWS RELEASE
 

An important legal victory for parents of autistic children who use a service dog to palliate a disability

Montréal, September 29, 2015 – The Québec Court of Appeal found last week that the parents of children with a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) who use a service dog to palliate their disability are protected by the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and must have access to public places when accompanied by the dog, even in the absence of the child.  

News release (French only)