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  • Join Mencap's Young People's Radio Group

    Join Mencap's Young People's Radio Group

    Sheffield Mencap’s Young People’s Radio Group has been proving how much passion they have for their favourite subjects by making podcasts about them.Places are available for any youngsters with learning disabilities aged between 12 and 16 who wish to join the group.

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  • Calling All Poets

    Calling All Poets

    Burton Street in partnership with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have announced the launch of their poetry competition. If you’re an adult with a learning disability and love writing poetry you have until Sept 3rd to submit your poem about Hate Crime and/or Bullying.

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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. 

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  • #MyGPandMe Campaign for People with Learning Disabilities or Autism

    #MyGPandMe  Campaign for People with Learning Disabilities or Autism

    This campaign by the charity Dimensions aims to make doctors’ surgeries more accessible for people with learning disabilities or autism following their research showing that almost a third of people with learning disabilities or autism feel less likely to be treated with care and concern at the doctors, and two thirds said their GP did not make reasonable adjustments for them.

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  • Employ Me - Here I Am

    Employ Me - Here I Am

    Employ Me is Mencap’s employment programme developed with people with a learning disability and designed to help people with a learning disability to learn new skills and find work. The service is free to anyone unemployed with a learning disability over the age of 18.

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  • Final Call for Special Olympics plus Olympic Fringe Events

    Final Call for Special Olympics plus Olympic Fringe Events

    A final call has just gone out for those who wish to watch or get involved with the Special Olympics GB National Games which are taking place in Sheffield this week. Please do what you can to show your support by coming into the city to enjoy the Games and Fringe activities.

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  • Free Workshops in Drama, Art & Photography

    Free Workshops in Drama, Art & Photography

    Have you ever struggled to communicate? These workshops at Woodthorpe Development Trust may help you to express yourself and are aimed at people who have a learning disability, a mental health condition, complex needs or who experience communication barriers.

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  • Sheffield Mencap and Gateway Launch Young People's Radio Project

    Sheffield Mencap and Gateway Launch Young People's Radio Project

    This 8 week radio broadcasting project starting on 20 May is for young people aged between 12-18 with a learning disability and basic I.T skills.

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  • Should Employers be able to Pay People with Learning Disabilities less than Minimum Wage?

    Should Employers be able to Pay People with Learning Disabilities less than Minimum Wage?

    Rosa Monckton puts forward a case for separate rules for people who have a learning disability like her daughter and want to find dignity in work.

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  • Learning Disability England February Newsletter

    Learning Disability England February Newsletter

    Read about the latest news from the national charity helping people and families affected by learning disabilities.

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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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