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  • Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project

    Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project

    Last year Sheffield Theatres worked with a group of 10 adults with learning disabilities and/or autism and they created a show that was performed in their Studio. This year the project has developed further into running 5 weeks of skills development workshops before going into the process of making and performing a show. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

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  • How to Create an Accessible Tourism Guide

    How to Create an Accessible Tourism Guide

    VisitScotland and VisitEngland have teamed up to encourage venues in the two countries to advertise their accessibility through creating their own access guides via a new website.

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  • Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

    Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

    The BBC2 series Employable Me has returned, following the story of eight jobseekers who have taken part in a scheme which brings together people from across the disability spectrum to help each other with the challenge of finding employment. In a report earlier this year Scope has called for employers to make it clear that adjustments and support are available, to create more senior roles for disabled people and develop peer support opportunities.

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  • Our Disability Community

    Our Disability Community

    Our Disability Community is a new website offering an “online platform for disabled people to share their experiences, hacks and tips on living life to the max with a disability.”Our Disability Community want to hear from you about what equipment and services work for you and what don’t and the little things that from your experience can make life better.

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  • Sheffield Equality Newsletter for December

    Sheffield Equality Newsletter for December

    Catch up with all the latest news and events this month in the Sheffield Equality Hub newsletter.

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  • Poorest Hardest Hit by Austerity

    Poorest Hardest Hit by Austerity

    The poorest in society, including disabled people,are being hit the hardest by changes to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to lose 10 per cent of their income, a new report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has revealed.

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  • Like to take part in the Community Equipment User Group?

    Like to take part in the Community Equipment User Group?

    The Community Equipment Service (CES) in Sheffield is delivered by the British Red Cross who deliver thousands of pieces of equipment every month to people of all ages across the city. The service would like to set up an Equipment User Group to help with reviewing customer feedback and to improve the service. If you can help they’d love to hear from you.

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  • UNITE Magazine - Claim Your First Free Copy

    UNITE Magazine  - Claim Your First Free Copy

    UNITE is a new magazine highlighting the issues of inequality that unfortunately still exist in our society, challenge the problems and ask for answers. Its aim is to give disabled people a platform to have their voices heard.

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  • Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

    Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

    Do you employ a PA? If so this second workshop will provide practical steps to help prevent you from becoming a victim of cyber crime and help ensure your compliance with current data protection legislation.
    *WHEN
    Wednesday 13th December
    1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

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  • Sheffield IAPT Health and Wellbeing Service

    Sheffield IAPT Health and Wellbeing Service

    Sheffield IAPT has launched a new service to help you to ‘live well’ with your health condition and improve your wellbeing through a range of free living well courses, one to one sessions or online therapy. Many of the sessions start in the New Year but are ongoing throughout the year.

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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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