The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) has been law since 1995. It is far-reaching and covers employment, education, training, the provision of goods and services, property, equipment and facilities. A large number of organisations remain unaware of what the DDA means for them and with more than 8.6 million people in the UK classified as disabled (nearly a fifth of the working age population), it has become an increasingly important consideration in all aspects of the work environment. IT is no different, but it has also become an effective tool to integrate able and disabled people within the work place as well as the wider community. As the leading professional and learned society in the field of computers and information systems, The British Computer Society has recognised the wide ranging implications the DDA has on IT. Implementation of this legislation represents a significant challenge and opportunity for the IT sector - all employers now have a legal obligation and responsibility. This report provides an insight to the Act, its implications, costs and benefits.