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  • 'Guide Dogs' Publishes Guidance for Transport Providers and Businesses

    'Guide Dogs'  Publishes Guidance for Transport Providers and Businesses

    As people in the UK begin planning for the future after lockdown, the charity Guide Dogs have started to think about what support will be available for people with sight loss who are trying to travel safely and observe social distancing rules while making their essential journeys.
    They’ve put together a range of policy guidance for transport providers and shops detailing how they can best assist their passengers and customers with sight loss whilst observing social distancing.

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  • Sense Arts, Sports & Wellbeing Activities

    Sense Arts, Sports & Wellbeing Activities

    Sense is a national organisation working to support deafblind people, and anyone with complex disabilities.During the Coronavirus outbreak Sense is offering Arts, Sport and Wellbeing activity timetables which you can sign up to and book in advance.

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  • Keep in Touch with your Talking Newspaper

    Keep in Touch with your Talking Newspaper

    Sheffield Talking News( STN ) has been finding creative new ways of working during the Coronavirus outbreak and wants all their listeners to be able to continue listening. STN has temporarily suspended their memory stick service but the good news is that listeners can still hear all their recordings completely free of charge over the telephone or through various online sources.

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  • Deaf And Blind People's Anger At Lack Of Access

    Deaf And Blind People's Anger At Lack Of Access

    People from blind and deaf communities say they have been left feeling isolated, scared and at risk due to a lack of access to vital information during the coronavirus crisis. A group of charities have told the Government they’re concerned over the way the particular needs of disabled people are not being taken into consideration in official communications.

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  • Firth Park Support Group for Visually Impaired People Open Day

    Are you visually impaired? Do you live in the Firth Park area? Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind’s Firth Park Support Group is holding an Open Day for Visually Impaired People, their partners, carers and friends at the Pavilion Building in Firth Park on Wednesday 5th September from 11am to 2pm.

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  • 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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  • SRSB Firth Park Support Group Launch

    Are you visually impaired? Do you live in the Firth Park area? Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind is launching a free Support Group for Visually Impaired People, their partners, carers and friends at the Pavillion Buildings in Firth Park on Wednesday 4th April from 10am to 1pm.

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  • 'My Guide' : Helping You Get Out and About in Your Community

    The My Guide service offers vetted and appropriately trained volunteers and training in sighted guiding techniques to friends and family, to help people with sight loss to work towards the mobility goals they want to achieve.

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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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