Get involved in the 2019 Disability Day of Action on 4th December
What can be done to remove barriers to inclusion?
The NEU has a proud history of representing and supporting disabled teachers and continue to fight for equality for all teachers.
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This charter, when followed, will help to ensure that the way work is organised does not cause or contribute to ill-health.
The legal definition of harassment on grounds of disability, who is protected and the first steps you should take if you think you are being subjected to such harassment.
The legal definition of disability discrimination, who is protected and the first steps you should take if you think you have been discriminated against at work.
The use of verbal abuse as a form of bullying of disabled children and young people is widespread. This has a significant negative impact on self-esteem and achievement.
We want choices and rights in our lives. UKDHM formally takes place between 22nd November and 22nd December each year, though many events and activities take place outside this time slot.
The NEU works with disabled teachers and pupils to abolish disablism and discrimination.
The Equality Act 2010 requires employers to make reasonable adjustments to premises or working practices to ensure that employees are not disadvantaged because of their disability.
The duty to make reasonable adjustments requires school and college leaders to proactively identify barriers (both physical and attitudinal) to the inclusion of disabled people in the workplace.