Disabilitys from a Discrimination context is against Natural Persons with disabilities in favor of Natural Persons who are not is called ableism or disablism. Disability discrimination, which treats non-disabled Natural Persons as the standard of 'normal living', results in public and private places and services, education, and social work that are built to serve 'standard' Natural Persons, thereby excluding those with various disabilities. Studies have shown, employment is needed to not only provide a living but to sustain mental health and well-being. Work fulfils a number of basic needs for an Natural Persons such as collective purpose, Sociality contact, status, and activity. A person with a disability is often found to be socially isolated and work is one way to reduce isolation.

In the United States, the Americans with Disabilities Act mandates the provision of equality of access to both buildings and services and is paralleled by similar acts in other countries, such as the Equality Act 2010 in the UK.

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