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  • Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    In this guest blog Alice, one of Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy Workers, shares her experience of a recent training course that she attended in Strasbourg France, entitled ‘Active citizenship and political participation of young disabled people as a pathway towards Independent Living’.

  • National Survey For Individual Employers

    National Survey For Individual Employers

    Disabled people who employ personal assistants or support workers are being asked to take part in a survey by Being The Boss, a national network for individual employers which provides peer support and a coherent voice for them in the wider community. The survey closes on June 29th.

  • United Nations calls for Action on Rights for Disabled People in UK

    United Nations calls for Action on Rights for Disabled People in UK

    A UN committee has told the UK government to produce an annual progress report on how it is implementing the recommendations of a damning inquiry that found it guilty of “grave and systematic violations” of key parts of the disability convention.

  • Local Assistance Scheme : Grants from Sheffield City Council

    Local Assistance Scheme : Grants from Sheffield City Council

    Following the abolition of some parts of the Department for Work and Pensions Social Fund (Community Care Grants and Crisis Loans), Sheffield City Council launched the Local Assistance Scheme in June to support independent living in the community and Sheffield residents in crisis situations.

  • Sheffield Opening Doors for Disabled People and Carers

    Sheffield Opening Doors for Disabled People and Carers

    Disability Sheffield has teamed up with Sheffield City Council and Nimbus to offer the new “Access Card” for disabled people and a “Carers Card” to anyone caring for someone in Sheffield. As part of the “Accessible Sheffield” project the aim is to make life easier for people. A group of young carers tried out their cards at Quasar.

  • Care at Home in Sheffield Survey

    Care at Home in Sheffield Survey

    Healthwatch Sheffield is carrying out a survey of care at home following a recent report from Sheffield City Council called “Independent, Safe and Well”, which shows that people in Sheffield are less happy with their care and support than in the Yorkshire and Humber region and nationally.

  • Guide to Independent Living in Sheffield 2016

    Sheffield City Council’s latest guide can help you to access information and support in Sheffield to keep you independent, safe and well.

  • Cycling Back to Being Me

    We are delighted to publish Caroline Waugh’s funny and moving account of her life and cycling which was originally written for the Get Yourself Active website. Caroline’s blog takes us through her many life threatening experiences and some life affirming ones too. Caroline and the team run Cycling 4 All sessions at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield from April through to October.

  • Is South Yorkshire Accessible for Disabled People?

    On a recent phone in on BBC Radio Sheffield on 4th April, Toby Foster asked one of the big questions for disabled people on access and whether South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire is accessible for disabled people. Disability Sheffield’s Andrew Crooks asked listeners how they would feel if they weren’t allowed outside of their house?

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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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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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