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Canning, John (2004) Disability and Residence Abroad Guide to Good Practice in Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

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This article provides an introduction to ways of ensuring that disabled students are not denied the opportunity to participate in Residence Aboard and are not disadvantaged in the assessment of Residence Abroad. This is an important contribution to institutions' adherence to the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Part IV. The fact that Residence Abroad takes place outside the UK does not absolve UK institutions of their duty of care and other legal obligations towards disabled students. Disabled students and potential students in the UK consequently have legal rights that are not affected simply because part of the course takes places outside the geographical boundaries of the UK.

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Published date: 2004
Keywords: accessibility, dyslexia, learning difficulties, learning disabilities, legal issues, residence abroad, risk, widening participation, year abroad

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Local EPrints ID: 42350
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/42350
PURE UUID: 97bfae1c-b28c-4d4c-8de6-7bc17cf874f9

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Date deposited: 30 Nov 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:22

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Author: John Canning

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