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  • Interested in being a Volunteer Advocate?

    We’ll be running a one day introductory course soon, which gives you the chance to find out if advocacy might be the right volunteering opportunity for you.

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  • Personal Health Budget Conference

    Are you in receipt of Continuing Health Care funding from the NHS? Disability Sheffield has teamed up with Healthwatch to offer you a chance to come and find out what a Personal Health Budget is and what it could mean for you. This conference on 16th September from 1-4pm is open to both professionals and disabled people and their supporters.

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  • Major Victory for Family in Cornwall

    In an important case for the rights of people with learning disabilities a mother and her son with learning disabilities were awarded damages after the Local Government Ombudsman found that Cornwall Council had failed in its duties.

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  • Sheffield Smart Lab invites Entrepreneurs to Support Independent Living

    Sheffield has just launched the Smart Lab programme to help entrepreneurs test their ideas, products and services in a real-time city. Closing date is September 30th.

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  • Worried About Money? - Sheffield Money is Here for You

    Sheffield Money is a new, not for profit, one-stop money and advice shop in the city centre offering a range of services including low cost loans and electrical goods.

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  • Digital Inclusion Survey

    Disability Action Alliance’s digital engagement group is keen to learn about disabled people’s experiences using the internet. Please take part in their survey.

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  • Welcoming Disabled Customers

    Everyday activities like shopping can often present challenges for disabled customers. This best practice guidance from the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) outlines some of the ways in which retailers can accommodate the needs of disabled customers in store.

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  • Free Demo Days at New Arthouse

    The brand new ARTHOUSE in the centre of town containing a community pottery, art studio and gallery opens its doors on Saturday 8th August.

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  • Help Design the NHS England Learning Disability Webpage

    The Learning Disability Engagement team at NHS England want to involve people with learning disabilities and their families, carers and supporters so that they have a voice in NHS England.

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  • Get Involved - Quality Improvement Network

    People who use adult social care and their family carers have the opportunity to work with Sheffield City Council to improve the quality of their services in a number of ways including at bi-monthly service improvement forums.

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