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  • Shine Out on Saturdays with Sheffield Mencap

    Shine Out on Saturdays with Sheffield Mencap

    ‘Shine Out on Saturdays’ is a performing arts project from Sheffield Mencap for young people aged 10-18 with learning disabilities and/or autism, using drama, dance and art as a tool to develop self-confidence and social skills. The project runs fortnightly on a Saturday morning from 10am to 12.30pm and costs £3 per session. 

  • Prove It, Fix It Campaign

    Prove It, Fix It Campaign

    A Sheffield charity, Sparkle, has launched a campaign and petition to try and ensure autistic children get the right form of education, claiming that Sheffield City Council has been putting finances before needs.

  • Sheffield Autism Partnership Survey

    Sheffield Autism Partnership Survey

    If you’re affected by autism there’s still a chance to give your views on the new Autism Partnership being set up in the city to improve opportunities and services for people with autism. The closing date for their online survey is 13 February 2017.

  • World Autism Awareness Week 2017 Dates Announced

    World Autism Awareness Week 2017 Dates Announced

    The National Autistic Society is fund and awareness raising so that as many people as possible learn about autism during the week of 27 March – 2 April.

  • “I’m With Sam” - Experiences of Hate Crime

    “I’m With Sam” - Experiences of Hate Crime

    This campaign shares the message that autism and learning disability hate crime is unacceptable, and that something can be done. Are you with Sam?

  • Give Your Views on the Care and Treatment Review Policy

    Care and Treatment Reviews are for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who are in learning disability and mental health hospitals, and for people at risk of going into one. The NHS are asking individuals, groups and organisations they work with for their comments and opinions. The closing date for feedback is 19 September 2016.

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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

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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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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