Disability is one of the 9 protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The law protects people against discrimination at work – this includes harassment and victimisation. A person has a disability if she or he has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on that person's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
What is disability discrimination?
Produced by Equality and Human Rights Commission
This short video gives an introduction to disability discrimination, under the Equality Act 2010.
6 tips for communicating with deaf and hearing impaired colleagues
Award winning short film by Tahneek Rahman.
A deaf girl comes across a boy who is paralysed from the waist-down, but neither of them know about each other's differences.
Communication: speaking to people with a learning disability
Produced by Mencap
Watch this video by Mencap to find out more about how to communicate with people with a learning disability.