The Equality Act only protects people who have a disability against these types of discrimination:
It is possible that you have experienced discrimination in more than one way.
Direct discrimination is when you are treated worse than someone else because you have a disability. You have to show that there is a link between your disability and the way you have been treated, which can be difficult. However, you don’t always have to provide an example of a particular non-disabled person who was treated better than you if it is clear from all the circumstances that your disability was the reason why you were treated as you were.
Discrimination by association: you may be treated worse because of your connection or association with another person with a disability, even if you don’t have a disability yourself.
Discrimination by perception: you can also be treated worse because a person or organisation believes you do have a disability when you don’t.