Publications on the Disability Discrimination Act

NOTE: For publishers and suppliers of the following material, see Section 7.1.

Challenging Disability Discrimination. Disability Right Commission.

Code of Practice – Duties of trade organisations to their disabled members and applicants. Available from the Stationery Office or downloaded from www.equalityhumanrights.com

Code of Practice for the elimination of discrimination in the field of employment against disabled persons or persons who have had a disability. Available from the Stationery Office (£9.95) or downloaded from www.equalityhumanrights.com (Information and legislation).

Code of Practice for Providers of Post-16 Education and Related Services. Available from the Disability Right Commission or downloaded from: www.equalityhumanrights.com

Disability Conciliation Service: a brief guide to the service. Disability Right Commission.

Disability Discrimination Act 1995. Copies of the Act are available from the Stationery Office (£9.55). Available free from the web link http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1995/Ukpga_19950050_en_1.htm .

Disability Discrimination Act booklets. A number of individual booklets covering topics such as: employment, service provision and education. Disability Right Commission.

Disability Discrimination Post-16 Education: The 5 Step Test. The 5 step test takes you through the steps involved in determining whether discrimination has occurred or not. Available from Skill.

Disability Discrimination: A Practical Guide (2nd edition) by Jean Brading and John Curtis. Published by Kogan Page, 2000.

Disability Discrimination – Law and Practice (4th edition) by. Bryan Doyle. Jordan Publishing Limited, 2000.

Guide to the DDA (5th Edition, 2002, Skill). A detailed but straightforward account of the law, aimed at institutions of further and higher education. The guide also features case studies, suggestions about good practice and a listing of further information sources.

Guide for Disabled Students and Learners. Disability Right Commission.

Good Practice Guides. A series of 11 good practice guides on the DDA Part 4, aimed at different groups of higher education staff, including Marketing and Admissions, Examinations and Assessments, Careers Services and Estates staff. Available from the Disability Right Commission downloaded from www.equalityhumanrights.com

Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001. Available from the Stationery Office (£7.50). Available free on from this web link http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2001/ukpga_20010010_en_1 .