The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) was set up by government in April 2000 to combat discrimination against disabled people. Its role is to
The DRC's code of practice for post-16 education providers is a valuable source of information and guidance on DDA Part 4. It spells out the duties of institutions and individuals, explains the meaning of ‘reasonable adjustments’ and provides helpful examples.
The DRC has also produced a series of Good Practice guides, on topics such as admissions, learning and teaching, examinations and assessments, and staff development.
In 2006 the DRC will merge with the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Commission for Racial Equality to form a single new body called the Commission for Equality and Human Rights.