Creating a fairer Britain
The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.
These are defined as involving any of the following:
Sometimes it is clear that if you have difficulty with one of the above, it will affect your ability to carry out many day-to-day activities. However, these individual areas deserve some further attention, in order to clarify whether a condition is likely to meet the definition of disability under the DDA.
Please note, the information below can only identify whether it is likely that you may be defined as disabled under the DDA: only the courts can categorically decide whether you are covered.