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Title Disability and discrimination / editor: Justin Healey
Published Balmain, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2000


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 W'PONDS  305.90816 Hea/Dad  AVAILABLE
Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 127
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) . 127
Contents Chapt. 1. Disability in Australia: What is a disability? -- ABS survey shows one Australian in five has a disability -- Disability, ageing and carers -- Disability programs -- Payments for people with disabilities -- Government audits disability pension system -- Needs of disabled 'not being met' -- A Sporting chance -- Chapt. 2. Disability Discrimination: What is disability discrimination? -- Disability Discrimination Act -- Barriers still experienced by people with disabilities -- An uneven playing field -- Ready, willing and able -- Career prospects for people with disabilities -- Woman wins $153, 000 for discrimination -- Disability and education -- Disabled girl beats school ban -- Enabled -- Doors wide shut -- An Inspiring playground, if not a level playing field -- Passed imperfect
Summary What is a disability? - Disability programs - Disability pensions - Disability Discrimination Act - Disability and education - Barriers faced by people with disabilities - Integrating disabled children into mainstream schooling - Prenatal testing
Analysis Disabled
Federal issue
Human rights
Labour market
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 42)
Audience Secondary and tertiary students and teachers
Subject Barrier-free design -- Australia.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Australia.
Children with disabilities -- Education -- Australia.
Discrimination against people with disabilitites -- Australia
People with disabilities -- Education -- Australia.
People with disabilities -- Australia -- Orientation and mobility
People with disabilities -- Services for -- Australia.
People with disabilities -- Employment -- Australia.
People with disabilities -- Orientation and mobility -- Australia.
People with disabilities -- Australia.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811366 (paperback)