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Disability Discrimination Act 1992
When a person is treated unfavourably because they have an attribute (such as age or disability) covered by law or are associated with someone with this attribute.
Disability is defined in section 4 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 as:
and includes a disability that:
To avoid doubt, a disability that is otherwise covered by this definition includes behaviour that is a symptom or manifestation of the disability.
Source: Section 4 Disability Discrimination Act 1992
When someone is treated unfairly because they have a disability or are associated with someone with disability.
|Disability Discrimination Act 1992||
The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) makes it against the law to treat people unfairly because of a disability.
|Disability Standards for Education 2005||
A framework to clarify the obligations of education and training providers and ensure that students with disability are able to access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. The Disability Standards for Education were developed under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and have five parts:
When someone is treated less favourably than another person in similar circumstances because they have, or their associate has, an attribute (such as age or disability) covered by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 or other laws. Discrimination can be direct or indirect.