June 10, 2011

East Meadow Disabled Math Teacher Fights For His Job

Former East Meadow math teacher Gagan Diwan, 29, was fired from his job after requesting classes on the first floor. Diwan suffers from muscular dystrophy. Len Leeds of Leeds Morelli and Brown, attorney for Diwan, stated, “He was asking for reasonable accommodations. Instead of trying to help him, they retaliated against him, which impacted his health.” The Indian immigrant walks with a severe limp and has great difficulty climbing stairs. Shortly after making the request, […]