Monday, 8 December 2008

08122008

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Welfare Reform Bill and Equality Bill Bring Mixed Response From ...
Caring Business - London,UK
Mr Goldring said he welcomed the new Equality Bill duty on public authorities to collect and publish clear information about progress on employment for ...
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Saturday, 6 December 2008

06/12/2008

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Week 13 Activities 1.5 & 2.1
By kevhickeyuk
All FE colleges have to have a Disability Equality Scheme (DES) as a requirement of the Disability Equality Duty (DED) (2006). The DES for Kendal Colleghe is an example of this ...
The Masters Ode - http://maode.wordpress.com/

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
By davidwatters
of TP2 (Appendix 1.2F) aims to "maximise achievement by ensuring equality of opportunity for all members of the community." The most significant influence upon equality of provision is the relationships nurtured between teachers and ...
David Watters's Weblog - http://davidwatters.wordpress.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Dolphin - Are You Ready for the Disability Equality Duty?
The Disability Equality Duty (DED) is a new positive duty that affects all public ... At the heart of the disability equality duty is the need to involve ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Discrimination for deaf people
WalesOnline - United Kingdom
The attitude of Cardiff County Council is in defiance of the Disability Discrimination Act, which states that services to deaf and hearing people must be ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Why Css Is Good For Your Web Site
By Sarah BALLARD(Sarah BALLARD)
Using CSS and XHTML also helps you comply with the UK Disability Discrimination Act rules for accessible Web sites. This is a valuable side-effect of using this kind of coding and takes no extra development time to be compliant. ...
Website Developer Tips - http://website-developer-tips.blogspot.com/

I GOT A JOB
By Jemma Brown(Jemma Brown)
I have written on here about discrimination and the potential ways in which employers can avoid the disability discrimination act (DDA) previously and I am very pleased to report that I think maybe times are changing, maybe the DDA is ...
Diary of a monkey - http://diaryofamonkey.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Landlords' responses to the Disability Discrimination Act
the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), and their awareness of new duties ...... Awareness and use of the Disability Discrimination Act and other relevant ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Damages for dyslexic fireman
Belfast Telegraph - United Kingdom
Derry City Council held its hands up and in settling the case admitted it had failed to comply with its obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Fit Notes May Help People With MS Stay In Work, UK
Employers will also need to be flexible and to fulfil their commitments under the Disability Discrimination Act. Pam Macfarlane, Chief Executive of the MS Trust said, "We welcome any changes that help people with MS to stay in work, ...
Accessibility News - Latest - http://www.accessibility.com.au/news/

Web accessibility – Building accessible experiences for disabled ...
By Lesa
It explains the business case for accessibility, how to allocate responsibilities within an organisation, the impact of the Disability Discrimination Act, how disabled people use websites, how to choose technologies and how to contract ...
Science, Engineering & Technology Blog - http://www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/blog/

Thursday, 4 December 2008

04/12/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Defend disabled
Wirral Globe - Birkenhead,England,UK
The Council's Disability Equality Scheme is a legally enforceable document issued under the names of Cllr Steve Foulkes, Cllr Moira McLoughlin and chief ...
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Analysis: What will be in the Equality Bill?
PinkNews.co.uk - UK
... people according to their race, disability, or gender. · The Equality Bill will replace this with a new streamlined and strengthened Equality Duty, ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

International Day of Disabled People_ 3rd December
By Isabel Silva(Isabel Silva)
More and more, disability is seen as a social issue which is not only based on medical reasons. The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial ...
In...English - http://wwwmyenglishblog.blogspot.com/

[General West Dulwich issues / gossip] Re: How can we get better ...
By Dazzaman
Well I have e-mailed network Southeast (or whatever they call themself this week) asking them to explain how the means of access to both West Dulwich and Sydenham hill complies with the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
The West Dulwich Forum - http://www.westdulwichforum.co.uk/forum/index.php

DCS Web Alert for: Disability discrimination act

The Disability Discrimination Act in the UK: Helping or Hindering ...
Sep 29, 2008 ... Downloadable! The enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 triggered a substantial academic debate about its ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

MHKs back disability law changes
Manx Radio - Foxdale,UK
During the session, options were considered for the Isle of Man, which has yet to implement the Disability Discrimination Act.
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Ending HIV discrimination in schools...
By Sarah Ebner
The 2005 Disability Discrimination Act makes discrimination against people living with HIV illegal and means that schools should make reasonable adjustments to ensure people living with HIV can work or study at the school, ...
School Gate - Times Online - WBLG - http://timesonline.typepad.com/schoolgate/

Guidelines for HIV needed by teachers
By admin
... when their parents and doctor had decided it would be better to wait until they were older." A Disability Discrimination Act introduced by the government in 2005 made discrimination against adults or children with HIV illegal.
Axcis Education Recruitment - News - http://www.axcis.co.uk/dn/

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

03/12/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Minister highlights progress towards disability equality
eGov monitor - London,UK
The disability equality duty is intended to improve the life chances of disabled people by placing a legal duty on all public sector organisations to ...
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Winners Of The RADAR People Of The Year Awards 2008
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
Lloyds TSB have integrated disability equality right across customer service and employment. They have gone way beyond welfare to work - and enabled ...
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Disabled are bullied
News Wales - Knighton,UK
Professor Fevre said: "This is important research which we hope will impact on welfare reform and the new equality bill. The Commission's involvement is ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

secretary of state reports on the disability equality duty
These reports, by the 11 Secretaries of State, each identify progress towards disability equality made by each Government department and where there are still issues to address.
Disability Alliance Newsfeed - http://www.disabilityalliance.org/

UK Publishes Disability Status Report
By JFA Moderator
... of equality for disabled people by 2025 with the publication of a series of reports from 11 Secretaries of State, the Office for Disability Issues' (ODI) annual report and additional research about the Disability Equality Duty. ...
JFActivist - http://jfactivist.typepad.com/jfactivist/

Disability Equality Duty Reports published 1st December 2008
By Dr Psycho Blogger(Dr Psycho Blogger)
They identify progress towards disability equality made by each department and where there are still issues to address. They also show how departments and public bodies will work strategically to introduce mechanisms for change. ...
Learning Disabilities and Clinical... - http://ldpsychoblog.blogspot.com/

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Tuesday, 2 December 2008

02/12/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

BSI consults on first British Standard for accessible websites
Out-Law.com - London,England,UK
... how to allocate responsibilities within an organisation, the impact of the Disability Discrimination Act, how disabled people use websites, ...
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HIV-positive pupils refused places at some UK schools
guardian.co.uk - UK
The government made discrimination against adults or children with HIV illegal under the Disability Discrimination Act, 2005. But the National Aids Trust ...
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Facelifts, boob jobs and the employer
PersonnelToday.com - UK
"In addition to potential sex discrimination claims, employers should be aware of the risk of disability discrimination claims. For example, it is possible ...
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DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Blue badge shake-up if congestion charge happens
Community News Group - Macclesfield,Cheshire,UK
"Under the Equality Duty, it is a requirement to produce an Impact Assessment to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged and to specifically consult ...
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Disability Equality
eGov monitor - London,UK
The ODI has also published research on Disability Equality Duty implementation more generally across England, showing a growing awareness of disability
...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Overview of Primary Care Trust Disability Equality Scheme
Overview of Primary Care Trust Disability Equality Scheme assessments by the Disability Rights CommissionIntroductionThe Disability Rights Commission (DRC) ...

Monday, 1 December 2008

01/12/2008

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Equality bill to tackle Malcolm judgment
By NL
[the Bill shall] adopt the concept of indirect discrimination for the purposes of the disability discrimination provisions in the Equality Bill, rather than carry forward to the Equality Bill the existing provisions in the Disability
...
Nearly Legal - http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog/

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Blog Question for Week 9
By Nabila Ahmed(Nabila Ahmed)
A visually Disabled person can complain about a website they couldn't access in several ways as the Disability Discrimination Act known as DDA make sures that websites are accessible to users that are visually impaird or disabled. ...
A1W Blog of Nabila Ahmed - http://s08424071.blogspot.com/

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Case round up: Associative discrimination: Coleman v Attridge
PersonnelToday.com - UK
The wording of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) prohibits discrimination "for a reason which relates to the disabled person's disability". ...
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Disability Wales' Streets Aheadcalls for access to all
Western Telegraph - Haverfordwest,Pembrokeshire,UK
Said Henry: "The Disability Discrimination Act in 2004 has led to the removal of a certain amount of barriers to accessing goods and services, ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Equality Bill will tackle Lewisham v Malcolm
By Usefully Employed
The government has started consultation on redefining disability discrimination to overcome the destructive judgment in Lewisham v Malcolm. In a sensible move, disability discrimination will borrow the concept of indirect discrimination
...
Usefully Employed - http://blog.usefullyemployed.co.uk/

29/11/2008

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Fit Notes May Help People With MS Stay In Work, UK
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
Employers will also need to be flexible and to fulfil their commitments under the Disability Discrimination Act. Pam Macfarlane, Chief Executive of the MS ...
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Cracks put up price of Corn Hall revamp
Diss Express - Diss,England,UK
... said: "The hall currently misses out on about £38000 a year because it does not comply with the Disability Discrimination Act." Refurbishment is planned ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Chattering Monkeys and Dog Tired
By Mandy(Mandy)
Will cross the next paper drenched bridge when I come to it and am contemplating looking at the disability discrimination act in regards to how government bodies treat the mentally ill. I don't understand how they work, only that they ...
In search of the Mental Health Messiahs - http://itsallabouttheprophets.blogspot.com/