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Delaware County Daily Times Newspaper Archives May 14 1990, Page 4

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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Chester, Pennsylvania Briefly reach Van schedule 4 Delaware county daily times monday May 14, 1999 via i � a it � a a # f # a off f it every 17 seconds someone in our area needs a blood transfusion. It May be a person who lives in the next Community next door to you or in your Home. If you Are healthy Between the Oges of 17-65 66-75 with a note from your doctor and weigh at least 110 pounds you Are probably eligible to donate blood. The following is a list of Community blood mobiles for May 14-18. Today a 1-4 30 . Rose tree corporate Center 1400 n. Providence Road Media 2-7 ., Leader nursing Home Lansdowne and Lincoln avenues Yeadon. Tomorrow �?"2 30-7 30 ., st. Luke s greek orthodox Church 35 n. Matin Road Broomall. Wednesday a 9 .-7 ., Crozer Chester medical Center 15th and Upland Avenue. Upland. Thursday a 8 ., Mcc Fitzgerald mercy Bailey Road and Lansdowne Avenue Darby 1-6 ., Joseph stong inc 742 w. Front st., Chester 2 30-7 30 ., Temple shalom 55 n. Church st., Broomall. Friday a 2 30-7 30 ., first presbyterian Church of Springfield Summit and Case ode roads Springfield. To make an appointment please Call the greater Delaware county Branch of the american red Cross at 566-4580. Thank you for sharing your gift of s meetings Bethel a sewer authority 8 ., 1082 Bethel Road. Brookhaven a Council 7 30 ., municipal building Brook Haven Road and Edge Mont Avenue. Chichester school District a Board of education buildings and grounds committee 6 30 . Regular meeting 7 30 ., education Center Cherry tree Rood Boothwyn. Concord a planning commission Agenda 7 30 . Zoning hearing Board 7 ., municipal building 689 Smith Bridge Rood. County a Delaware Valley regional finance authority 7 30 . Government Center building Media. Eddystone a Council 7 ., Council Chambers 12th and Saville avenues. Folcroft a Council 8 ., municipal building 1555 Elmwood ave. Haver Ford a commissioners 8 ., township building 2325 Darby Road. Marcus Hook a Library Board 7 ., Borough Hall 10th and Green streets. Media a Council workshop 7 30 ., Borough Hall state and Jockson streets. Middletown a Council 8 15 ., Lenni Heights fire co., Lenni Rood and Elm Avenue. Nether Providence a zoning hearing Board 7 30 ., township building 214 Sykes Lane Wallingford. Radnor a commissioners 8 ., township building 301 Iven ave. Ridley township a Board of commissioners workshop 7 30 . Citizen s building committee 8 ., municipal building Morton Avenue and Macdade Boulevard recreation Board 7 ., room 102, Ridley Community Center 9th and Morton avenues Folsom. Swarthmore a Council 7 30 ., Borough Hall 121 Park ave. Trainer a recreation Board 7 ., municipal building 9th and main streets. Wallingford Swarthmore school District a Board of school directors special meeting 7 30 . Community relations subcommittee 7 30 ., nether Providence Middle school. Daily times file photo Michael Gaudiello or. Sits in his Side. Dog Fishi school boy not budging in Battle Over Pooch by Rose Quinn daily times staff writer upper Chichester a Battle lines have been drawn Between a wheelchair bound boy who wants to take his specially trained dog to school and school officials who say the canine offers no educational value the boy to attorney said Friday. Michael Gaudiello jr., 11, a fifth grader at Glen Wood elementary school who has a form of muscular dystrophy that has left him without use of his legs and minimal use of his and hands maintains that his Collie Ashley promotes his Independence. But the most Basic Point at Issue according to Gaudiello to attorney Frank urea is that state Law requires acceptance of such support dogs from kindergarten through College. But or. Douglas Gaston Delaware county intermediate unit special education supervisor at Glen Wood has recommended that Michael continue operating under his current a individual educational plan at the school which does not include a support dog Urso said. Michael with his parents to support has decided to stay Home unless someone comes up with an alternative plan that includes the dog. A Oit bothers me a Michael said about missing school. A othe Battles lines have been drawn by the in and we Arentt backing Down a Urso said following a two hour meeting Between representatives of the in the Rose tree Media and Chichester school districts and his clients who include Michael his parents and Jean King founder and president of Independence dogs inc. Of Chadds Ford where Ashley was trained. Urea said this Case could set a precedent in the state since it Hasnett been that Long since handicapped children have been paired with specially trained dogs. A Othey Are As Adamant about keeping the dog out As the Gaudiello and i Are about getting the dog in a urea said. Gaston did not return a phone Call from the times but stated in a letter to the newspaper a othe intermediate unit fully supports Rose tree Media in that we do not see a constructive role for a so called Independence dog to in school when this student is so capable and has been so successful. We do not see How a dog will increase his ?� Michael described by his parents As an a a student lives in the Chichester school District but has been attending Glenwood in the Rose tree Media school District since the first Grade. While he would prefer to continue in rom Chichester to special education director Don Szegda said the District a will gather information to make a recommendation in conjunction with the in for next ?� conceding there Are sensitive issues on both sides to be considered Szegda declined to say if Chichester at this Point would Welcome the dog. Among the potential problems discussed at the meeting was a classmate of Michael to at Glenwood who reportedly is allergic to dogs urea said. A Oit is lame to me a urea responded. A Oit is a cheap Flimsy excuse to deny what this child is entitled to. No matter what their defense they Are discriminating against a handicapped ?� Ashley is a a support Type service dog trained to assist a person in a wheelchair. So far Ashley can operate the controls of Michael to motorized wheelchair open and close doors carry books retrieve dropped items and nudge her master to Back into his Lap if they fall limply Over the sides of the chair. But in order for the training to be effective Ashley and Michael must be together his parents said. They admit Ashley has no a of educational value in that the dog cannot teach Michael spelling history or math. A othe principle concern Here is his Independence a Michael Gaudiello or. Said. A Omichael brings a wheelchair to school. The wheelchair is an instrument. Ashley is like an instrument. He to got to stay with the dog and keep that Bond going a he said. Jean King previously said that Ashley could be taken away from Michael if her training was not properly utilized. Meanwhile an investigation by the Pennsylvania human relations commission is a progressing rapidly a according to urea. The Gaudiello filed a complaint alleging that rom is in violation of handicapped provisions under the Pennsylvania human relations act. County editor Bonnie holy a 622-8811 reach resources on education for the adults of Chester offers free information on All adult education opportunities from Reading and . Instruction to training to higher education. This week s stops include today a 14th and Highland avenues 11 30 .-12 30 . Y.w.c.a., 7th and Sproul 2-3 . Tomorrow a county assistance office 6th and Penn 10 30-11 45 Wednesday a Ches network meeting at Catholic social services 8 15-10 Topic census update Bennett Homes Tilghman Street 3 15-4 15 . Thursday a Market Upland Avenue 10 30-11 30 ., Center City Chester 2 15-3 15 . Reach is sponsored by the Delaware county literacy Council and the j. Lewis Crozer Library. For information about reach Ond its daily stops please Call 494-4179.where to give blood

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