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  • Say Aphasia June 2018 Newsletter

    Say Aphasia June 2018 Newsletter

    The June issue of the Say Aphasia Newsletter includes updates on the work being done by Aphasia groups and their supporters around the country , including Sheffield Aphasia Group (SAG) working with Sheffield NHS Speech & Language Therapists,Dr Caroline Haw and Jenni Crisp.

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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 Pub has perfect attitude to disability

    Sheffield Pub has perfect attitude to disability

    If you want to know where to go on Saturday to watch the England game, thumbs up to The Barrel pub in Chapeltown. Their staff were dismayed that a parent thought he had to ask if his disabled son would be welcome inside, because of their experience of people’s negative attitudes and comments.

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  • Have you been unfairly treated by your landlord because you're disabled?

    Have you been unfairly treated by your landlord because you're disabled?

    Citizens Advice would like to interview anyone who thinks they’ve ever been treated unfairly or badly by a landlord, letting agent or property manager and thought it might be because they are disabled. Citizens Advice are writing some new advice content to help people check if they’re being discriminated against in housing, and give them guidance on what to do about it. They would like to speak to people for about 45-minutes, ask them about their experience and show them a few web pages of advice to see what they think of it. As a thankyou Citizens Advice are offering a £50 gift card for your time and support.

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  • House of Lords Debate : Challenges facing disabled people in 2018

    House of Lords Debate : Challenges facing disabled people in 2018

    Disability Rights UK prepared two briefings for the House of Lords debate on 28 June about the ‘challenges facing disabled people in the United Kingdom in 2018’.

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  • Deafblind Awareness Week 2018

    Deafblind Awareness Week 2018

    Deafblind Awareness Week takes place 24-30 June 2018, and this year hundreds of people will be raising awareness across England by taking part in Sense Walks in memory of a man called Roger Mulholland, who was deafblind.

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  • Unleash your Creativity with The Foodhall Open Journal

    Unleash your Creativity with The Foodhall Open Journal

    The Foodhall uses surplus food from local traders to serve hot meals to all on a ‘put-something-in’t-pot’ donation basis.If you’re feeling creative their journal would love to receive your articles, photographs, drawings, poetry, and recipes

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  • Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of the Year at Sainsbury's

    Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for Charity of  the Year at Sainsbury's

    We are proud to announce that Disability Sheffield has been shortlisted for the Local Charity of the Year award at the Sainsbury’s on Division Street in the city centre.We hope we have your vote next time you call in to shop there. Thank you.

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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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  • Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Members wanted for Sheffield International Venues Disability Inclusion Steering Group

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield City Trust are looking for disabled people to be part of a steering group to provide clear and concise guidance on how Sheffield International Venues can be more inclusive for disabled people in its policies, processes and programmes.

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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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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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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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