What is the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)?

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) works to protect people with disabilities from discrimination, including blind and partially sighted people.

The DDA now only applies in Northern Ireland, DDA was replaced by the Equality Act in Great Britain in 2010, see What is the Equality Act?

Further information the Disability Discrimination Act can be found in our DDA factsheet:

If you need further advice and information about legal protection from discrimination contact our Helpline:

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