Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 87 (Sep)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Leveson J

Representation David Wolfe (instructed by the Disability Rights Commission) for the claimant.
  The defendants did not appear and were not represented.
Judgment Dates: 14 September 2004

Catchwords

Education - Schools - Discrimination - Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal - Meaning of disability - s 1.

The Case

The Special Education Needs and Disability Tribunal had erred in its approach to deciding if A was disabled within the meaning of the . A's progress in development with children in her group at school did not mean that the global development delay from which she suffered, and which medical evidence stated caused her incontinence, did not have a substantial effect on her day to day activities. Accordingly, the decision would be quashed and remitted to a freshly constituted tribunal.

Practice Areas

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