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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

Do you employ a PA? If so this second workshop will provide practical steps to help prevent you from becoming a victim of cyber crime and help ensure your compliance with current data protection legislation.
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Wednesday 13th December
1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

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What is Giving Tuesday?

What is Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday was introduced to the UK by The Charities Aid Foundation in 2014 as “an antidote to the mass consumerism of Black Friday”. Powered by social media, Giving Tuesday now takes place in more than 70 countries around the world. It’s an incredible way to kick-start the charitable season!

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3rd Personal Commissioning Co-production Workshop

3rd Personal Commissioning Co-production Workshop

Do you have an interest in or experience of personal budgets and personal health budgets? We would like to invite you to the next IPC co-production workshop on Wednesday 20th Dec 1.30-4pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW.

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Thursday 14th December

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 - 12.30

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All will continue in Hillsborough Park every Thursday during the winter, dependent on the weather, from 10am...

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Thursday 21st December

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 - 12.30

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All will continue in Hillsborough Park every Thursday during the winter, dependent on the weather, from 10am...

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Thursday 11th January

LGBT+ Hub - 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Venue: Town Hall

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Tuesday 20th February

Age Hub - 1pm to 3pm

Venue: Town Hall

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Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project

Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project

Last year Sheffield Theatres worked with a group of 10 adults with learning disabilities and/or autism and they created a show that was performed in their Studio. This year the project has developed further into running 5 weeks of skills development workshops before going into the process of making and performing a show. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

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How to Create an Accessible Tourism Guide

How to Create an Accessible Tourism Guide

VisitScotland and VisitEngland have teamed up to encourage venues in the two countries to advertise their accessibility through creating their own access guides via a new website.

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Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

The BBC2 series Employable Me has returned, following the story of eight jobseekers who have taken part in a scheme which brings together people from across the disability spectrum to help each other with the challenge of finding employment. In a report earlier this year Scope has called for employers to make it clear that adjustments and support are available, to create more senior roles for disabled people and develop peer support opportunities.

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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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Andrew Crooks

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Ruth