LHSAA facing lawsuit from football player with ADHD
Posted on 10/27/2016 4:50:00 AM.

A Union parish high school student is suing the LHSAA for not allowing him to play his senior year because he was held back in the sixth grade. An LHSAA rule states that if a student is held back a year in middle school, he or she can only play three years of high school sports. The student’s attorney, Brian Blackwell, says the LHSAA’s decision violates the American with Disabilities Act, because the student repeated sixth grade because of ADHD.

Brian Blackwell, LHSAA, D’Arbonne Woods Charter School

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