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Disability advice and guidance

Bringing together our disability advice, guidance, news, blogs and information across the Equality and Human Rights Commission website.

Feature: Being disabled in Britain

To support the launch of our Being disabled in Britain report, we spoke to Richard, Miro and Gill to find out what life is really like for disabled people in Britain in 2017.

Being disabled in Britain is a review into disability inequality in Great Britain, offering comprehensive evidence on whether our society lives up to its promise to be fair to all citizens.

Find out more: Being disabled in Britain

Advice for individuals

  • Wheelchair on ramp

    Using a service

    Advice for individuals on the reasonable adjustments organisations must make to allow disabled people to use their services.

  • Office worker using assistive technology

    Workplace adjustments

    Advice for employees about the support and removal of barriers you should expect to receive in the workplace.

  • Wheelchair user receiving assistance to board a plane

    Disability and air travel

    Your rights when travelling by air.

  • Group of four people, each with an assistance dog

    Disability discrimination

    Outlines the rights and protections disabled people are entitled to under the 2010 Equality Act.

Feature: Defeating disability discrimination

On 24 February 2012 wheelchair user Doug Paulley was unable to board a FirstGroup bus because the wheelchair space was occupied by a pushchair. This is the story of his legal case, which helped protect the rights of wheelchair users across the country.

Employers, businesses and the public sector

News, blogs and information

Who to contact

If you think you might have been treated unfairly and want further advice, you can contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Freephone 0808 800 0082

Or write to them at


Alternatively, you can visit our advice and guidance pages.

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