Autism, Discrimination and the Law

Autism, Discrimination and the Law

by James Graham
     
 

Autism, Discrimination and the Law outlines how the legal requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 might be met for students and employees with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs).
• What might discrimination against people with autism look like?
• What can you do to prevent discrimination aginst people with autism?
• What

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Autism, Discrimination and the Law outlines how the legal requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 might be met for students and employees with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs).
• What might discrimination against people with autism look like?
• What can you do to prevent discrimination aginst people with autism?
• What should you do if you have been discriminated against?
• How do you claim compensation? This book includes a survey of recent reports on the state of education and employment for people with ASDs in the UK, an overview of current knowledge about autism, adn details of the changes in legislation concerning disability discrimination. The main part of th ebook is devoted to case studies from further education and employment which demonstrate how reasonable adjustments can be made successfully. This accessible book will be an essential reference for emplyers, educational institutions, policy makers, Local Education Authorities, personnel officers, parents and anyone working with people with autistic cpectrum disorders.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843106272
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Limited
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,151,444
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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