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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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  • Experiences of Mental Health Support in the Community Report

    Experiences of Mental Health Support in the Community Report

    Healthwatch Sheffield have published their latest report detailing their review of people’s experiences of mental health support in the community and making five recommendations for local commissioners and providers of mental health services.

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  • Employment News from 'The Teacake' Club

    Employment News from 'The Teacake' Club

    Read June’s edition of ‘The Teacake’, Opportunity Sheffield’s new newsletter featuring a round up of information on employment-related activity in Sheffield, typically services, projects, training courses, jobs fairs and vacancies.

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  • DPAC Workshop on Universal Credit

    DPAC Workshop on Universal Credit

    Confused by Universal Credit? Want to ensure that you and others who will be receiving it know the rules? This training and advocacy workshop arranged by the Sheffield branch of Disabled People Against Cuts, is on Saturday July 14th from 10am-4pm at the Burton Street Foundation. Places are limited so book early.

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  • Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Do you have difficulty with your speech? If so, researchers at The University of Sheffield are seeking the views of people with Dysarthria, a common speech difficulty, focusing on how people with dysarthria communicate emotions.

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  • Care Quality Commission Review of Sheffield Health and Social Care System Published

    Care Quality Commission Review of Sheffield Health and Social Care System Published

    A large scale review into the Sheffield Health and Social Care System for over 65s has been published detailing the problems faced by service users and making recommendations for improvement.

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  • Sheffield Carers Centre Newsletter and Carers Week

    Sheffield Carers Centre Newsletter and Carers Week

    The Summer 2018 edition of Connect, the Sheffield Carers Centre newsletter has been published and includes the schedule for activities and events for Carers Week, which takes place from 11 – 17 June.

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  • Britain's Got Very Funny Disabled Talent

    Britain's Got Very Funny Disabled Talent

    Disabled comedians claimed the top two places on national television show Britain’s Got Talent. First prize in the 12th series of the ITV contest went to Lost Voice Guy, alias 37-year-old Lee Ridley, who has cerebral palsy and uses a voice synthesiser to perform his act. He is the first comedian to win the show, beating off the challenge from runner-up Robert White, who has Asperger’s Syndrome.

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  • National Survey For Individual Employers

    National Survey For Individual Employers

    Disabled people who employ personal assistants or support workers are being asked to take part in a survey by Being The Boss, a national network for individual employers which provides peer support and a coherent voice for them in the wider community. The survey closes on June 29th.

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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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