Accessibility and Inclusion in Schools – the Equality Act 2010

A child or young person is disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (section 6) if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. 

Equality Act 2010

Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability


Useful links

Equality and Human rights Commission

Technical guidance regarding educational settings, including reasonable adjustments, auxiliary aids, public sector equality duty from the Equality and Human Rights commission

Disabled children and the Equality Act and schools

Disabled children and the Equality Act - early years settings

Equality Advisory and Support Service

The Equality Act easy read guide