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'Neither comprehensive nor enforceable'

Author:
ELLIS Brenda
Journal article citation:
Voluntary Voice, 117, September 1997, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
London Voluntary Service Council

The author gives a concise but critical guide to the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act.

Book

Disability Discrimination Act: information pack

Author:
DISABILITY ON THE AGENDA
Publisher:
Disability On the Agenda
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
7 booklets, poster, in pack.
Place of publication:
Bristol

Information pack on the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 containing booklets on: a brief guide to the Act; definition of disability; employment; access to goods and services; letting or selling land or property; education; public transport vehicles; and the National Disability Council and the Northern Ireland Disability Council. Also includes a poster containing a chart of when the provisions of the Act are expected to come into force.

Book

Disability discrimination: the new law

Author:
DOYLE Brian J
Publisher:
Jordan
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
443p.
Place of publication:
Bristol

Detailed handbook on the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Includes table of cases, other relevant legislation and the full text of the Act. Contains sections on: disability and the disabled person; employment and contract work; trade organisations; goods, facilities and services; property, premises and leases; education; public transport; the institutional framework; and enforcement, remedies and procedure.

Book

Disability and isolation: a joint SSI/Arthritis Care study of isolated people with arthritis

Authors:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate, ARTHRITIS CARE
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
26p.,list of orgs.
Place of publication:
London

Report outlining the main concerns expressed by a sample of disabled people and their carers and identifying issues for service delivery, mainly in health and social services, but also for transport, education, housing and employment.

Book

The CANS guide to disability law

Author:
CITIZENS ADVICE NOTES SERVICE TRUST
Publisher:
Citizens Advice Notes Service Trust
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
448p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

This guide to disability discrimination provides detailed commentary on the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and other legislation relating to disability discrimination. The guide covers disability discrimination in key areas such as: employment; the provision of goods, facilities and services; letting or selling property; education; transport; and the functions and powers of the Disability Rights Commission.

Book

Making progress: equality annual report

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive,|Stationery Office
Publication year:
2003
Pagination:
49p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Significant advances have been made in equal opportunities through legislation introduced through the Scottish Parliament, which has: made promotion of equality a national priority in education and put a duty on education authorities to say how they will improve equal opportunities; put a duty on Scottish Ministers, local authorities and social landlords to encourage equal opportunities and comply with equality legislation in providing housing and related services; put a duty on the Scottish Commission for Regulation of Care and Scottish Social Services Council to encourage equal opportunities and comply with equality legislation when carrying out their functions; established a statutory committee to advise on transport needs of disabled people; increased protection for those experiencing domestic abuse; recognised rights for same sex couples in cases of adults with incapacity; improved procedures in sexual offence cases, e.g. protecting rape victims from being cross-examined by the accused; put a duty on local authorities to offer eligible disabled people direct payments; repealed section 2a of Local Government Act 1986 thus removing constraints to the discussion of sexual orientation in schools.

Book

Shaping the future: social life and leisure activities of blind and partially sighted children and young people aged 5-25

Authors:
KEIL Sue, et al
Publisher:
Royal National Institute for the Blind,|royal national institute|Royal National
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
223p.,tables.
Place of publication:
London

Part of a larger survey of blind and partially sighted children and young people. This volume focuses on leisure activities and the social lives of the young people surveyed. The survey looked at: leisure activities after school and outside school; public transport; friendships; attitudes of other people; what the children and young people thought could be done to make their lives easier; information needs of parents; implications for policy; children and young people with additional complex needs; and students with learning difficulties who are blind or partially sighted..

Book

Shaping the future: the experiences of blind and partially sighted children and young people in the UK; summary report

Authors:
COLE-HAMILTON Issy, VALE Dan
Publisher:
Royal National Institute for the Blind
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
91p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Survey of blind and partially sighted children and young people between five and twenty-five, which examines their experiences of education, social and leisure activities, transport and mobility, health care and the attitudes and awareness of others. Makes recommendations for better future practice.

Book

Ending discrimination against disabled people: presented to Parliament by the Minister for Disabled People by command of Her Majesty January 1995

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher:
HMSO
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
44p.
Place of publication:
London

White paper setting out a package of anti-discrimination legislative proposals and measures for disabled people.

Book

Half measures: RADAR's response to the consultation document on government measures to tackle discrimination against disabled people

Author:
ROYAL ASSOCIATION FOR DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
Publisher:
Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
81p.
Place of publication:
London

Contains sections on: the fight for legislation; education; transport; defining disability; employment; building regulations and housing; access to goods and services; financial services; social security; community care; and recommendations.

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