« on: December 19, 2007, 09:45:13 AM »
And actually yes, there are accommodations for people who get stressed out easily if you're referring to someone with clinical depression or general anxiety disorder. And yes, there are accommodations for people who comprehend things more slowly. It's called dyslexia, and it is an actual medical condition.
So then Harvard and Yale not admitting me for poor grades and low SAT school is a matter of discrimination based on my inability to comprehend things fast enough and that I get stressed out too easily.
I always wanted to be a Yale-man.
Anyhow - a woman at SIU is suing for reverse discrimination for not being allowed allowed back in this semester for poor grades. She was just shy of the cut off point and she claims she has medical conditions (ADHD, Dyslexia, BiPolar) that prevents her from learning. She also states minorities without these conditions and with lower grades were let back in on appeal.
She wants $1.5M in damages.
Here is a link to the article - http://thesouthern.com/articles/2007/11/28/top/22355980.txt