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Explanatory Memorandum to Special Educational Needs and Disability (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

Article 30: Disabled students not to be substantially disadvantaged

64.This Article places a duty on responsible bodies to take reasonable steps to ensure that students who have disabilities are not placed at a substantial disadvantage, in comparison to students who do not have a disability, in their access to education and associated services to students.

65.The duty under this Article is owed at large to students who have disabilities, and will require educational institutions to consider the provision that they make for students who have disabilities generally.

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