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  • 'Our Country's Good' - Disability Friendly Theatre comes to Sheffield

    'Our Country's Good' - Disability Friendly Theatre comes to Sheffield

    This innovative touring production in Sheffield from 12th May – 19th May, has been produced with Ramps on the Moon, an organisation working towards the inclusion and integration of Deaf and disabled individuals in the UK theatre. It features creative use of audio description, signing and captions.

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  • State of Sheffield 2018 Report

    State of Sheffield 2018 Report

    If you ever wanted to know what state Sheffield is in – and we don’t meant South Yorkshire! – this latest report, commissioned by the Sheffield City Partnership, looks at how Sheffield is changing over time and how we compare with other major cities in the UK. This year, it covers 5 key areas, which relate to the Board’s work on building a sustainable and inclusive economy.

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  • PIP Assessments To Be Recorded

    PIP Assessments To Be Recorded

    Following a report by the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee, the government intends to make recording the PIP assessment a standard part of the process and is exploring potential options to test the recording of assessments, including video recording.

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  • Consultation on Extending the legal 'Right to Have' a Personal Health Budget

    Consultation on Extending the legal 'Right to Have' a Personal Health Budget

    The government has launched a consultation seeking views on extending the legal rights relating to personal budgets and integrated budgets to more people. The consultation closes on 8th June 2018 .

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  • We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    We need your Permission to Continue to Send you our News Bulletins.

    If you’re on our mailing list we hope you enjoy receiving and reading our weekly news bulletins about local and national disability news and events and thank you for taking an interest in our work. Please be aware that on May 25th, changes to data protection will come into effect, which means that we are required to ask you to resubscribe if you wish to continue to receive our news bulletins. It’ll only take 2 minutes….

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  • Disabled people lose legal aid in 99% of benefits disputes

    Disabled people lose legal aid in 99% of benefits disputes

    The extent to which government cuts have deprived disabled people of legal aid in disputes over their benefit payments is revealed in new official figures that show a 99% decline since 2011. As a result disabled people are now in “a weaker position to challenge inaccuracy and poor decision-making within government welfare systems.”

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  • Digital Security Workshop for Individual Employers

    Digital Security Workshop for Individual Employers

    Do you employ personal assistants or are you a personal assistant? Think you don’t have to worry about Digital Security? Think Again…… We would like to invite you to a workshop on Digital Security on Thursday 10th May 10am-12.30pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW .

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  • What do you think of the new 'talking buses' in Sheffield?

    What do you think of the new 'talking buses' in Sheffield?

    Five months on from the launch, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive would like your feedback on the new audio-visual displays on the 120 route buses in Sheffield.

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  • The People's Projects - Vote now!

    The People's Projects - Vote now!

    The People’s Project gives you the chance to decide how National Lottery funding can make a difference in your local community.Local organisations competing for funding include the ‘Farm Days Dementia project’ at Heeley City Farm, and the LGBT Sheffield project, ‘Out and About.’ You have until midday on Monday April 30th to cast your vote.

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  • Scope's New Digital Employment Service

    Scope's New Digital Employment Service

    Disability organisation Scope has teamed up with Virgin Media in a bid to get a million people into work by 2020. Their Support to Work scheme offers online support to disabled jobseekers via telephone, Skype and text. Employment advisers offer advice on employability skills, writing a CV and interview techniques. Your personal adviser will create a 12-week action plan hopefully designed to help you succeed in the jobs market.

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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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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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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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