Friday, 30 November 2007

30/11/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Farms kiss goodbye to stiles and gates to allow wheelchair access
Times Online - UK
... but local authorities now believe that installing them along footpaths and rights of way is a breach of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
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A second mum takes school to tribunal
Herts 24 - United Kingdom
Emma Doherty is taking action against Grange Junior School in Letchworth GC, claiming it has contravened the Disability Discrimination Act through the ...
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Is it the end for the kissing gate?
Suffolk Evening Star - Ipswich,England,UK
The final sections of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 require those who provide public services to make "reasonable adjustments" to allow disabled ...
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School back in dock for failing disabled pupil
South Manchester Reporter - Manchester,UK
She won on two counts under the Disability Discrimination Act but the Manchester tribunal dismissed the remaining nine. This week a second tribunal, ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Mental Health Insurance
By s68481(s68481)
Certainly, if there is a case of unfair discrimination then it is possible to sue under the Disability Discrimination Act but according to Mind, the leading UK charity for mental health, only a small number of cases are taken out under ...
11129 - http://58431.blogspot.com/

Lecture/ Tutorial/ Reflection
By Umar(Umar)
Now the government has passed a law the DDA (Disability and Discrimination Act) in 1995 and it was updated in 2001 the Special educational needs and disability Act. Since then the technology have helped disabled people by designing ...
07109725 - http://umar-07190725.blogspot.com/

Government response on BSL & the UN Convention of Human Rights for ...
By alison
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 imposes a duty of reasonable adjustment for disabled people in a wide range of aspects of life, including access to employment, goods, facilities, and services, private clubs and the functions of ...
Grumpy Old Deafies - http://www.grumpyoldeafies.com/

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

County Hall forced to change school bus policy
Lancashire Evening Post - Preston,England,UK
... to the child under the Disability Discrimination Act. The council also took too long to deal with Amy's mother's complaint about the transport issue. ...
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