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  • Assistance Dog Owner Wins Taxi Discrimination Case

    Assistance Dog Owner Wins Taxi Discrimination Case

    Guide Dogs has issued a reminder has issued a reminder about the right to ride with your guide dog in taxis after a blind BBC journalist won a discrimination case recently.The Equality Act 2010 states that taxi and minicab drivers must carry assistance dogs unless they have genuine health reasons not to do so and have a certificate of proof.

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  • Just Different in Verse

    Just Different in Verse

    Disabled people’s employment charity JustDifferent has published a poem describing the everyday experiences of one of their staff.The charity employs a team of workshop presenters who create and deliver workshops on a variety of disability and difference topics to school and businesses.

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  • Uber wheelchair user denied taxi service

    Uber wheelchair user denied taxi service

    “In my opinion there needs to be tougher regulations for taxi companies when it comes to giving someone the green light to be a driver; and more required training for all drivers on equality.” says Joshua Gardner who was left at the roadside after being told that his chair would not fit in the car.

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  • 1 In 10 Businesses Unable To Support Disabled Employees

    Employment specialists Reed in Partnership and Disability Rights UK have published a new report on Disability and Employment about the challenges disabled people face entering employment.

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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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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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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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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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