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Rights and benefits

Please install the Flash Plugin If you are deaf, you may not think of yourself as disabled. But under the Equality Act you might be defined as disabled – this means you should have equal access and equality of opportunity. You may also be entitled to benefits and services.

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Disability discrimination and the law

In this section we will explain how the Equality Act, the public sector equality duty and the Human Rights Act could apply to you.
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Writing a complaint letter

In this section we will guide you through how to write a letter of complaint if you have experienced discrimination.
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Benefits and services

You may qualify for some form of benefit or a service, such as free equipment or communication support.
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