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  • Participants wanted for research into the psychological impact of PIP

    Participants wanted for research into the psychological impact of PIP

    Luminous, a disabled student studying for a Master’s Degree in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University is looking for disabled people who receive a Personal Independence Payment to take part in her research survey.

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  • Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Do you have difficulty with your speech? If so, researchers at The University of Sheffield are seeking the views of people with Dysarthria, a common speech difficulty, focusing on how people with dysarthria communicate emotions.

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  • Study Into Effects Of Ageing With A Disability

    Study Into Effects Of Ageing With A Disability

    People over the age of 50 with long-term disabilities are being asked to take part in a new study into the effects of ageing. Sheffield Hallam University and Partners for Inclusion have teamed up to carry out research into the effects of ageing on people with long term disabilities. “The lived experience of disabled people is missing from conversations about what it means to grow older. Disabled people have a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience about disability and ageing that currently isn’t discussed within services, communities or the research literature,” says Jill Pluquailec, who is carrying out the research at the University.

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  • The Street Triage Research Project

    The Street Triage Research Project

    Street Triage involves a combined mental health service and policing approach to mental health crisis care. A Street Triage team might consist of a police officer and a mental health practitioner, working together to help a person experiencing mental health difficulties.If you have accessed the Sheffield Street Triage team at any point since 2013 researchers at the University of Sheffield would like to hear about your experiences.

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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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  • DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    Sheffield Employers, we need you! Please help with our ‘Getting On, Keeping On’ research project at Disability Sheffield by completing our quick online survey.In the past the focus has been on the issues disabled people faced – this time we want to look at these issues from an employer’s perspective.

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  • £40,000 DRILL Employment Research Project Awarded to SOHAS

    £40,000 DRILL Employment Research Project Awarded to SOHAS

    The ‘Disabled People – Getting In and Staying On’ project, managed by SOHAS with support from Disability Sheffield, will explore organisations’ perceptions of employing disabled people and create jobs for disabled people or people with long term health conditions.

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  • Can you Volunteer to Help with National Research about PAs?

    Can you Volunteer to Help with National Research about PAs?

    Sheffield Hallam University and King’s College, London are seeking to interview Personal Assistants and in Sheffield’s case also Individual Employers, so please get in touch if you are interested in taking part.

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  • 1 In 10 Businesses Unable To Support Disabled Employees

    Employment specialists Reed in Partnership and Disability Rights UK have published a new report on Disability and Employment about the challenges disabled people face entering employment.

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