Wales Council of the Blind


Definition: "The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex." This includes on the grounds of disability (see discrimination-act-dda">Disability Discrimination Act - DDA).

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Services mentioning Discrimination

EASS Helpline - (Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)) Helpline

A helpline for people affected by discrimination or human rights abuses. It can advise on the Equality Act 2010, and your options for resolving problems formally or informally. See website for full details.

Nystagmus Network helpline - (Nystagmus Network) Helpline

The helpline can answer questions on what it's like to have nystagmus, on treatment and research, on DLA, on education and employment, on driving and discrimination, in fact anything you can think of related to nystagmus, whether congenital (early onset) or acquired (late onset). Or you can just phone for a chat with someone else who has nystagmus.

Library records mentioning Discrimination

Communications Report no. 1 - Computer Technology Report - [Library Type]

The new section of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) dealing with the provision of information came into force in autumn 1999. With this in mind we carried out a survey of the existence of accessible information strategies in local authorities.