What is a disability?

You're disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a 'substantial' and 'long-term' negative effect on your ability to do normal activities

What is disability discrimination?

Disability discrimination is when you are treated unfairly or put at a disadvantage for a reason that relates to your disability. 

Where can disability discrimination occur?

  • At work 
  • In an education setting (school or college etc.)
  • While shopping 
  • Eating out 
  • Staying in a hotel 
  • Transport and travelling 

Contact your local SENDIASS if you need advice and support on disability discrimination.

Read our full guide on disability discrimination here

See our infographic on disability discrimination here