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  • Test Drive Free AccessAbility Exhibition

    Test Drive Free AccessAbility Exhibition

    The William Merritt Centre would like to invite you to their FREE AccessAbility exhibition on Wednesday 15th June from 10:30am to 3pm at the Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road, Leeds.Get advice on assistive technology and equipment including for computers, tablets and mobile pones, try products plus information on all aspects of driving including test driving a range of vehicles.

  • Get Mobile Again In Sheffield City Centre

    Get Mobile Again In Sheffield City Centre

    Following its closure during the pandemic, Mobile Sheffield has now been relaunched with a new base, moving to Sheffield BID’s Surrey Street location next to The Winter Gardens. The scheme offers reliable products to ensure people with walking difficulties or disabilities can access shops and local amenities. No blue badge is needed but you must book in advance.

  • Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos Podcasts

    Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos Podcasts

    Being disabled often leads to people using huge amounts of ingenuity to make their lives easier. Now a leading equality and inclusion activist has produced podcasts to share others’ tips. Phil Friend, chair of the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers launched the Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos series last year. Phil has completed 16 podcasts featuring a variety of people from the disability world and is always on the lookout for other people willing to take part.

  • Our Disability Community

    Our Disability Community is a new website offering an “online platform for disabled people to share their experiences, hacks and tips on living life to the max with a disability.”Our Disability Community want to hear from you about what equipment and services work for you and what don’t and the little things that from your experience can make life better.

  • Like to take part in the Community Equipment User Group?

    The Community Equipment Service (CES) in Sheffield is delivered by the British Red Cross who deliver thousands of pieces of equipment every month to people of all ages across the city. The service would like to set up an Equipment User Group to help with reviewing customer feedback and to improve the service. If you can help they’d love to hear from you.

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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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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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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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