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Autism, Discrimination and the Law: A Quick Guide for Parents, Educators and Employers

James Graham

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ISBN 10: 1843106272 / ISBN 13: 9781843106272
Published by Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2008
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Title: Autism, Discrimination and the Law: A Quick ...

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub

Publication Date: 2008

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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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 autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

* What might discrimination against people with autism look like?

* What can you do to prevent discrimination against people with autism?

* What should you do if you have been discriminated against?

The book includes an overview of current knowledge of autism, and details of the changes in legislation concerning disability discrimination. The main part of the book is devoted to case studies from further education and employment demonstrating how reasonable adjustments can be made successfully.

This accessible book will be an essential reference for employers, policy makers, Local Education Authorities, Learning and Skills Councils, Training providers, schools and colleges, personnel officers, careers officers, charities, residential homes, parents, indeed anyone working with people with autistic spectrum disorders.

About the Author:

James Graham worked for many years at a senior level for the UK's National Autistic Society. He then became Principal of The INTERACT Centre, a grade one further education college in London for people with Asperger's syndrome. He is now an independent consultant and has worked and provided training and consultation for careers services, regional Learning and Skills Councils, national charities, private care homes, Local Education Authorities, social services and further education colleges. He is also a regular speaker at national conferences.

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