Under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010), disability discrimination can take four forms:
Direct discrimination (www.practicallaw.com/5-200-3160) because of disability.
Indirect discrimination (www.practicallaw.com/6-200-3353) against someone with a particular disability.
A failure to comply with a duty to make a reasonable adjustment (www.practicallaw.com/9-200-3436).
For more information, see Practice notes, Disability discrimination (EqA 2010) (www.practicallaw.com/3-502-7601) and Disability discrimination: the definition of disability (EqA 2010) (www.practicallaw.com/3-502-4848).