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  • 'Rate It!' Disability Consumer Review Site Opens

    Do you rate it? This new website developed in partnership with the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers, Leicestershire CIL and Enabled by Design,offers disabled people a space to share their views and reviews of products. The aim is to build a thriving community of product reviewers who can help each other to research, choose and buy the products that will work best for them.

  • More than £1 million for 10 new research projects led by disabled people

    Ten new projects across the UK have received between £40,000 and £150,000 of National Lottery funding each, to explore how disabled people can live as full citizens in our society and what changes and support will make that happen in practice. One project led by ALLFIE, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, is investigating a particular measure that exists in English law to test its effectiveness as a driver of inclusive education for disabled pupils and students. ‘Accessibility Plans’ are a measure of the Equality Act 2010.

  • DRILL Research Project - Employer Survey

    Sheffield Employers, we need you! Please help with our ‘Getting On, Keeping On’ research project at Disability Sheffield by completing our quick online survey.In the past the focus has been on the issues disabled people faced – this time we want to look at these issues from an employer’s perspective.

  • £40,000 DRILL Employment Research Project Awarded to SOHAS

    The ‘Disabled People – Getting In and Staying On’ project, managed by SOHAS with support from Disability Sheffield, will explore organisations’ perceptions of employing disabled people and create jobs for disabled people or people with long term health conditions.

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