The GDA has been run a series of workshops on GDA Disability Legislation workshops 2016.

The above 23 minute video supports these workshops. It is a video of Rob Platts, GDA founder and Equality Adviser being interviewed and outlines:

  • What is Disability Discrimination Legislation?
  • Why do we need Disability Discrimination Legislation?
  • What is covered by the legislation?
  • How will the legislation deal with discrimination and what offences are likely to be included?
  • What are the offences?
  • Who will be protected?
  • Will any conditions be automatically excluded?
  • What are “Reasonable Adjustments”?
  • Who will provide help and advice?
  • What is the involvement of courts and tribunals?
  • How long will everyone have to prepare for the legislation?
  • What is the objective defence of indirect discrimination?