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Title: Article: food service/dining at college
Post by: GingerPye on January 18, 2013, 11:14:06 AM
http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/article_0d6e1986-5ff1-11e2-aa85-0019bb2963f4.html
Title: Re: Article: food service/dining at college
Post by: CMdeux on January 18, 2013, 11:31:41 AM
I'm always a little disheartened when I read statements like this, though:

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“Most students know what they can and cannot eat,” Rutherford said.

Because it invariably MISSES THE POINTS, and those points are what makes a LTFA "disabling."


I'm not denying that those with a high threshold may well feel as though their allergy does not constitute a "disability."  Frankly, I feel that way about my shellfish allergy.  It's hardly worth mentioning outside of a few settings.  Someone like my DD, though?  She's just as real as the young woman interviewed, and you'd better believe that she finds her allergies impacting areas of her life that should, theoretically, have NOTHING to do with "eating."