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

Visit Enhance the UK for more information


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.