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19th - 20th March 2025
NEC, Birmingham

CPD Member 


Panel discussion: Knowing your disability rights

20 Mar 2024
Accessibility Hub
Peer advice & Support

Join us for this informative session, where we'll arm you with key legal advice to empower you and help demystify the Equality Act 2010. In just 40 minutes, our expert speakers - including legal professionals and disability activists - will discuss your rights in various aspects of life, whether at work, in public places, or when using services. Get the legal lowdown from our experts, as they cover topics like getting reasonable adjustments on the job, accessibility requirements businesses must meet, protections against discrimination, and more!

Our speakers will also share real stories of their battles and victories, navigating the legal system and fighting for their disability rights. Learn about the advocacy strategies that will get you results!

Here are the key takeaways you can expect:

  • Get an overview of reasonable adjustments, accessibility, and anti-discrimination protection.
  • Hear first-hand accounts from legal and lived experience experts on advocating for your rights and navigating the legal system.
  • Gain access to resources and organisations that can assist with disability rights cases and provide legal representation.
  • Feel informed, supported, and confident to self-advocate.

You'll leave this session knowing your rights and with legal know-how and connections to support your freedom and well-being.

Amy Kavanagh, Disability consultant, activist and campaigner
Asma Bennani, Senior Community Care Solicitor - Disability Law Service
Kamran Mallick, CEO - Disability Rights UK
Priya Panchal, Senior Community Care Solicitor - Disability Law Service
Svetlana Kotova - Inclusion London