Your own institution may offer training in the implications of recent legislation.
This section explains the legal information in place in December 2005 and
- Conducting impact assessments for equal opportunities in higher education HEFCE Good Practice Guide 2004/37
- SKILL promotes the interests of disabled students nationally, and is regularly consulted by government and education providers on a wide range of disability related issues.
- The DRC provides information about the law and has a section devoted to education, as well as Disability Discrimination Act - What does it mean?
- The DRC Code of Practice for Part 4 of the DDA is produced for providers of post-16 education and related services. This is clear and readable and has many useful examples that illustrate the legislation.
- SKILL’s '5 Step Test' (Word document) is a series of questions and answers to help institutions assess whether discrimination has occurred in respect of a particular disabled student or applicant.
- The government public service site DirectGov gives a brief overview about the rights of disabled people in the area of learning.