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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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How Disability Sheffield Can Open Doors and Opportunities for your Business

How Disability Sheffield Can Open Doors and Opportunities for your Business

We’re working with businesses to help them improve their accessibility with the aim of Sheffield becoming a more inclusive city. We offer Disability Equality Training, Access Audits and support to be Disability Confident. If you run a business or organisation in Sheffield, then a workplace Access Audit and review of disability policies could open opportunities for you to a have a truly diverse and talented workforce. Let’s make sure the disability employment gap doesn’t get any bigger in our city.

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Human Rights Outrage of Mental Capacity Amendment Bill

Human Rights Outrage of Mental Capacity Amendment Bill

Disability Sheffield has joined with over one hundred social care sector organisations by signing an open letter to Ministers criticising the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill.The letter puts on public record serious concerns about the content, progress and passage of the Bill saying the reforms pose a real threat to the human rights of people requiring the greatest support in life.

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party - Can you Help?

Mad Hatter's Tea Party - Can you Help?

We’re grateful to The Barrel pub in Chapeltown who will be holding a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to raise money for Disability Sheffield on Sunday May 26th, from noon till 4pm. Please save the date in your diary. We’d love to hear from you if you’re willing to volunteer to support us in organising the event and/or help out on the afternoon with fundraising activities such as hosting fete type games and manning our information stand or just with your ideas for the party!

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Tuesday 26th March

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 1pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only...

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Thursday 28th March

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 1pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only...

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Thursday 28th March

Move More Celebrates Inclusive Sport

Move More has organised thi special event celebrating inclusive sport at the English Institute of Sport, on Coleridge Road, Sheffield, S9 5DA.

The day will...

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Tuesday 2nd April

World Autism Day - National Emergency Services Museum Sensory Friendly Day - 10am-4pm

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on 2 April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to...

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Would You Like To Help Out At Sheffield Doc/Fest?

Would You Like To Help Out At Sheffield Doc/Fest?

Sheffield Doc/Fest one of the world’s biggest documentary film festivals, returns to the city this summer – and the organisers are looking for volunteers.
The event, which started in 1994, takes place from June 6-11 this year and as usual will consist of many films, speeches and presentations on a wide variety of different subjects.

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Surveys For Those Affected By Multiple Sclerosis

Surveys For Those Affected By Multiple Sclerosis

The MS Society, which researches and campaigns for those affected by the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis, has launched two surveys to find out the views of people who have it and also their families and friends.

The surveys, which close on May 31, are aimed at fuelling campaigns for fair, relevant policy and improved healthcare.

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Conference Call Over Disabled Street Musicians

Conference Call Over Disabled Street Musicians

A conference on street music is calling for contributions from those interested in discussing disabled performers.

The event will take place at the University Of East Anglia in Norwich on May 14-15, as part of the Connected Communites scheme, designed to work on understanding the changing nature of communities in historical and cultural contexts

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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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Ruth

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

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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