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Skill Resources on the Disability Discrimination Act Part 4: Education

How clued up are you?
Skill's interactive quiz on the DDA Part 4 education offers you the opportunity to test how good your understanding of the law really is.

DDA overview
Skill's Information booklet The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 gives you an overview of the whole of the Disability Discrimination Act including Part 4 - the amendment to the DDA which covers education.

The 5 step test
Skill's information booklet Disability Discrimination Post-16 education: The 5 step test takes you through the steps involved in determining whether discrimination has occurred or not.

A guide to the DDA
Skill's publication A guide to the DDA for institutions of further and higher education (5th Edition, 2002) has a more detailed but straightforward account of the law. The guide also features case studies, suggestions about good practice and a listing of further information sources. The guide costs £12.50 and is available from Sue Beckford at Skill, Email:sue@skill.org.uk.

DDA myths
This article looks at some of the common misunderstandings about the law and clarifies the issues.

Briefing sessions on the DDA/SENDA
Skill provide briefing sessions to get your institution up to speed with the DDA/SENDA...

Short article overviewing the SENDA
This article by Sophie Corlett reviews the SENDA

Guides for Governors and Senior Managers in Higher Education
These Disability Rights Commission guides (downloads, in Word format) are for Governors and Senior Managers in Higher Education concerning the new duties under Part 4 of the Disability Discrimination Act.

[Updated 04.11.02]

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