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  • Disability Pride Event Calls for Videos

    Disability Pride Event Calls for Videos

    Disabled People Against Cuts is planning an event to celebrate the International Day Of People With Disabilities on 3 December . It’s called ‘From Relaxation to Resistance – a Celebration of our Lives in Lockdown’. DPAC is inviting you to send them short videos of 2-4 minutes of any creative work howing what you’ve been doing over the last 6-7 months. Please send your work by mid November at the latest

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  • What It's Like To Take Part In Move And Chat

    What It's Like To Take Part In Move And Chat

    It’s amazing how much fun you can have with a couple of tins and a towel! These common household items can also help you get fit during the lockdown if you take part in the weekly Move And Chat sessions set up by Sheffield Cycling 4 All a project run by Disability Sheffield. Regular participant John Quinn ‘spills the beans ‘ ( hopefully not out of a tin ! )on what it’s like to take part.

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  • Lockdown Easing Starts on 4th July

    Lockdown Easing Starts on 4th July

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further changes to lockdown measures in England which will begin from 4th July ‘to enable people to see more of their friends and family, help businesses get back on their feet and get people back in their jobs’. The updated guidance for people classed as clinically extremely vulnerable will be published on 6 July and 1 August as these measures come into force.

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  • Mental Health Survivor Videos #NSUNcovidlife

    Mental Health Survivor Videos #NSUNcovidlife

    The National Survivor User Network are releasing a series of video posts by their members called #NSUNcovidlife .During the latest broadcast Clare Shaw, who is described as a ‘poet, performer and survivor’ reflects on lockdown. The NSUN has also launched a Covid-19 Fund to support user-led organisations and smaller, unconstituted community groups in England, who might not otherwise be eligible for a grant.

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  • Mencap Launches Online TV channel

    Mencap Launches Online TV channel

    Mencap, the charity that describes itself as ‘the voice of learning disability’ has launched its own TV channel to alleviate loneliness during the lockdown. It has arrived at a time when research by the Office for National statistics on Coronavirus and the social impacts on disabled people in Great Britain , shows that many people with learning disabilities have lost social support during the Covid-19 crisis.

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  • CP Teens Charity Song for NHS

    CP Teens Charity Song for NHS

    A charity set up by a Sheffield woman to offer support to youngsters living with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities has released a version of the classic song You’ve Got A Friend, performed by some of the children and young people of CP Teens ,to say thanks to and raise funds for the NHS. CP Teens UK, the brainchild of Ellie Simpson, also recently held a Virtual Wobble to raise money for themselves with participants being filmed doing their distance.

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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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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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