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Are Britain’s Higher Education Institutions Prepared for Prosecution in September 2005 Due to Their Lack of Disabled Access?

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Title:Are Britain’s Higher Education Institutions Prepared for Prosecution in September 2005 Due to Their Lack of Disabled Access?
Authors:Farrell, Graham
Godson, Emily
Keywords:disabled access
higher education
SENDA
Date Issued:2005
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Farrell, G. & Godson, E. (2005). Are Britain’s Higher Education Institutions Prepared for Prosecution in September 2005 Due to Their Lack of Disabled Access?. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 1(4).
Series:vol. 1, no. 4
Abstract:In September 2005, Britain’s higher education institutions become liable to prosecution if a student or staff member believes there to be disability discrimination relating to access to buildings, facilities and other areas. This is because the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (SENDA) made educational institutions responsible for implementing Part IV of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA). This research note presents a case study constituting an audit of one university. Finding that, despite a programme of access, the university lacks many features that would be expected, the study is offered as a shot across the bows to administrators in UK higher education institutions...
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58205
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 1, No. 4


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