The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) covers many areas of everyday
life, including education and access to goods and services. Generally,
the parts in the DDA to do with schools relate to pupils with
However, many services provided by a school do not relate directly to
your child's education, but are considered a 'service to the public'
and are covered by the DDA.
Your child's school should make 'reasonable adjustments' to
procedures and policies or provide you with aids to help you access
their services, like putting information in accessible formats. They
must not refuse to provide a service, or provide a lesser service, to
you as a parent with disabilities.
Providing parking for people with disabilities and make sure other parents' vehicles do not block access"