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  • The Stage Is Set For You To Perform In Edinburgh

    The Stage Is Set For You To Perform In Edinburgh

    Ever fancied getting up on stage and talking about your life? The BBC’s disability site Ouch! is offering people the chance to do just that,asking potential writers and performers to send them their stories on the theme of ‘Going Out’ – those voted the best will be given the chance to work with a top comedy script producer and perform it in front of an audience at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.

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  • Good Sport Sammi's Tips For Success

    Good Sport Sammi's Tips For Success

    Champion wheelchair racer Sammi Kinghorn is no stranger to facing challenges and has a blog designed to help other disabled people achieve their goals, with tips including doing your research beforehand and staying mentally strong.

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  • Road Safety Call Over Electric Cars

    Road Safety Call Over Electric Cars

    For people with sight loss listening is vital when crossing roads – but the quietness of new electric and hybrid cars could prove to be a problem. The national charity Guide Dogs are calling for action to benefit all pedestrians.

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  • DisabledGo - Sheffield Work Experience Day

    DisabledGo -  Sheffield Work Experience Day

    DisabledGo is inviting you to their Work Experience Day in Sheffield on Wednesday 20th June from 11-3 at the Circle on Wednesday 20th June.

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  • Football Players Needed

    Football Players Needed

    Wisewood Junior Ability Counts FC are currently recruiting players to join the newly formed Ability Counts team, aimed at all abilities.The team play in the South Yorkshire Ability Counts League which is Football Association accredited and is built upon their RESPECT scheme.

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  • Digital Security Guide and Animation

    Digital Security Guide and Animation

    We have produced these new resources to help employers of personal assistants ( individual employers ) to understand their legal obligation to store information about their staff safely and securely, regardless of whether the information is digital or paper based. As a result of developing these resources through our work with the Individual Employer and PA group, we are proud to announce that Skills for Care have named Disability Sheffield as a 2018 Innovator, one of ten social care projects nationally which are bringing to life new ideas for different audiences.

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  • See The Light At Dementia-Friendly Film Screenings

    See The Light At Dementia-Friendly Film Screenings

    The Light Cinema on The Moor in Sheffield is holding special dementia-friendly screenings to ensure that people living with dementia have the opportunity to watch films in adapted environments. There are no adverts or trailers and the lighting will be slightly raised throughout the screening.

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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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  • Housing and Disabled People : Britain's Hidden Crisis

    Housing and Disabled People : Britain's Hidden Crisis

    An Equality and Human Rights Commission inquiry has revealed that disabled people are disadvantaged in almost every part of the housing market,that there is a significant shortage of accessible homes and that many disabled people are frustrated by the housing system.The inquiry also found that disabled people reported improved physical and mental health and well being, enhanced prospects for employment and study when their homes met their access requirements.

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  • Sheffield Mutual 'Charity Award 2018' Voting Now Open

    Sheffield Mutual 'Charity Award 2018' Voting Now Open

    This year’s nominations have now been shortlisted by staff and committee members and the final ten have been chosen if you wish to vote for a local charity to win an award of up to £5000. The shortlist includes the Cathedral Archer Project, Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind and Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care. Voting closes on 31st July.

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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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Andrew Crooks

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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Ruth

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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