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  • 'Get Started with Radio' with Hallam FM and the Prince's Trust

    'Get Started with Radio' with Hallam FM and the Prince's Trust

    Spend a week at the Hallam FM studio, use professional broadcasting equipment,create a podcast and share it with guests as part of the final challenge. This exciting course is available to 16 – 25 year olds living in and around South Yorkshire, who are not in full-time employment, education or training.

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  • Celebrating Disability Sport in Sheffield

    Celebrating Disability Sport in Sheffield

    This new video showcases the fantastic range of disability sports opportunities available to people of all ages and abilities across Sheffield. Find out how to get involved in Disability Sports Network meetings.

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  • Survey On Personal Health Budgets

    Survey On Personal Health Budgets

    If you receive a personal health budget or integrated personal budget, NHS England is seeking your views in what they hope will become an annual survey. There’s also an opportunity to celebrate your PHB story at an event in London on 9 May.

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  • Call For New Members of Health Advisory Group

    Call For New Members of Health Advisory Group

    Are you passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of all Sheffield citizens? Healthwatch Sheffield is looking for volunteers to become members of their new strategic advisory group, particularly people who identify or have worked with communities whose voices are not always heard. This includes disabled people, especially if you have experience of health and/or social care as a service user or carer.

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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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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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Andrew Crooks

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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