ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A former student at Colorado Mountain College says she was forced to drop a class because she had a seizure.
Channing Seideman was in the middle of an emergency medical technician class when she had an epileptic seizure. She said faculty members asked her to drop the class, saying the episode was too distracting to other students and there could be more.READ MORE: Colorado Researchers Discover Hint Of Scorching-Hot Planet Orbiting Vega
Seideman said it was a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and she’s filed a complaint against the school.READ MORE: Wheat Ridge-Based Travel Company To Refund More Than $800,000 For Trips Canceled At Beginning Of Pandemic
She doesn’t want other people to experience the same thing.
“They’re allowed to have a seizure in class. They don’t have to get kicked out. It’s kind of just paving the way for other people with disabilities or epileptics,” Seideman told CBS4.MORE NEWS: 'Women In Their Infinite Forms': Exhibit By 11 Local Artists On Display At Denver Milk Market
Colorado Mountain College did not return calls from CBS4. It told the Aspen Times it cares about all its students.