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Part 3 Code of Practice

Author:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G.
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 105, Winter 2005, pp.6-8.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

Part 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has been updated by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) has announced that a draft Code of Practice will revise the existing Code to reflect these changes. The author explores these new developments and looks at: the purpose of the code; changes from the existing code; extended definitions; and reasonable adjustments.

Journal article

Extension of DDA Part 3 to transport services

Authors:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G., WAUGH Richard
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 104, 2005, pp.6-8.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 makes provision for the duties in Part 3 of the DDA to be extended to transport services. This article comments on the draft code of practice recently issued for consultation.

Journal article

Still discriminated against after all these years

Author:
MORGAN Michael
Journal article citation:
Scope, December 1996, pp.12-13.
Publisher:
Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action

The Disability Discrimination Act became law on 2 December. It has been met with deep suspicion and even outright hostility. Investigates the reactions of disabled people in Northern Ireland.

Journal article

A pathway through the disabilities maze

Author:
JONES Ray
Journal article citation:
ADSS News, 5(5), August 1996, p.12.
Publisher:
Association of Directors of Social Services

Looks at the Disabilities Discrimination Act and why the Act is seen to be limited in terms of its benefit to disabled people and their continuing demand for a Bill of Rights.

Journal article

Too little too late

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.1.96, 1996, p.19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has been heavily criticised by most disability groups for inadequately addressing the impact of discrimination upon them. Reports on why disabled people feel let down by the Act.

Book

Demolishing special needs: fundamental principles of non-discriminatory housing

Authors:
MACFARLANE Ann, LAURIE Linda
Publisher:
British Council of Organisations of Disabled People
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
79p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Derby

Research report looking at housing provision and policy for disabled people.

Book

Information kit on United Nations standard rules on the equalisation of opportunities for people with disabilities

Author:
DISABILITY AWARENESS IN ACTION
Publisher:
Disability Awareness in Action
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
32p.
Place of publication:
London
Journal article

Friday - the thirteenth time

Author:
GEORGE Mike
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 10.3.94, 1994, p.18.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The second reading of Labour MP, Roger Berry's Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill is the thirteenth attempt in 15 years to get anti-discrimination legislation passed. Considers the likelihood of the law being changed and draws attention to implications for social services if it were passed.

Book

Disability equality training: programme of action; challenging discriminatory attitudes and practices toward people with disabilities 1986-1990

Author:
LONDON BOROUGHS DISABILITY RESOURCE TEAM
Publisher:
London Boroughs Disability Resource Team
Publication year:
1990
Pagination:
10p.
Place of publication:
London

Outlines aims, objectives, principles and methodology of courses in equal opportunities for disabled people.

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Disabled people get the message: nonverbal clues to the nature of social work

Author:
CHINNERY B.
Journal article citation:
Practice: Social Work in Action, 4(1), 1990, pp.49-55.
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

Focuses on the specific ways in which people with disabilities experience discrimination and on practical measures - both physical and procedural - which can be taken.

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