Disability Discrimination Act

  • Created by: Kiwi Zi
  • Created on: 02-01-13 15:37

Disability Discrimination Act


  • Allows for equal opportunities
  • Disability Rights Commission monitors implementation
  • System of redress


  • It does not always change deeply held views or attitudes
  • It can be very expensive to make the changes required
  • Not ll people know their rights


-Promotes equality for all and ensures that disabled people have equal opportunities (including people with sight + hearing difficulties)-Covers both direct and indirect discrimination- makes it illegal-would support the adaptations needed to ensure equality for all, such as Braille, Makaton, lifts, ramps, disabled toilets, wider doors, rails-Reasonable adjustments must be made


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