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Official information on your rights at work as a disabled person, including details of the laws prohibiting disability discrimination in the Equality Act 2010 and the accompanying Code of Practice, is provided free by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) is independent of the EHRC and runs a helpline (tel: 0808 800 0082).
Mental health charity Mind, has factsheets and advice on mental health and work for both employers and employees. Mind has two advice services: Mind Infoline (tel: 0300 123 3393; email: email@example.com) and their Legal Advice Service (tel: 0300 466 6463; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The TUC's Disability and work: A trade union guide to the law and good practice (PDF, 708KB) aims to assist unions in challenging discrimination and in negotiating good policy and practice. It’s available to download free of charge from the TUC website.
The employment section of the RNIB sight loss charity provides information on rights, support workers, accessibility, assistive technology, financial assistance and more, for people undergoing sight loss. Helpline: 0303 123 9999.
Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) provides resources and training to help deaf and hard of hearing people find and stay in work, including a network of employment advisors. Tel: 0808 808 0123; Textphone: 0808 808 9000; SMS: 0780 0000 360; email: email@example.com.