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  • Call For Support for Workplace PAs

    Call For Support for Workplace PAs

    The roles of workplace personal assistants (PAs), who support disabled people to do their jobs, needs to be more clearly defined and better supported if accessible workplaces are to flourish, new research by Sheffield Hallam and York Universities has said. Disability Sheffield has been asked to develop training materials based on the study which will be available in autumn 2019.

  • Washing Machine Research for Blind and Visually Impaired People

    The Research Institute for Disabled Consumers has published research revealing the top ten washing machines which are the easiest for blind and partially sighted people to use.

  • An exciting research opportunity with the University of Sheffield

    New technologies can help improve the quality of life of older adults living in their own homes and meet some of the challenges faced by them. Can you help with research taking place at the University of Sheffield to help design better solutions for older people?

  • Participants wanted for research into the psychological impact of PIP

    Luminous, a disabled student studying for a Master’s Degree in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University is looking for disabled people who receive a Personal Independence Payment to take part in her research survey.

  • Sheffield University Dysarthria Survey

    Do you have difficulty with your speech? If so, researchers at The University of Sheffield are seeking the views of people with Dysarthria, a common speech difficulty, focusing on how people with dysarthria communicate emotions.

  • Study Into Effects Of Ageing With A Disability

    People over the age of 50 with long-term disabilities are being asked to take part in a new study into the effects of ageing. Sheffield Hallam University and Partners for Inclusion have teamed up to carry out research into the effects of ageing on people with long term disabilities. “The lived experience of disabled people is missing from conversations about what it means to grow older. Disabled people have a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience about disability and ageing that currently isn’t discussed within services, communities or the research literature,” says Jill Pluquailec, who is carrying out the research at the University.

  • The Street Triage Research Project

    Street Triage involves a combined mental health service and policing approach to mental health crisis care. A Street Triage team might consist of a police officer and a mental health practitioner, working together to help a person experiencing mental health difficulties.If you have accessed the Sheffield Street Triage team at any point since 2013 researchers at the University of Sheffield would like to hear about your experiences.

  • Employable Me and Scope Research Recommendations

    The BBC2 series Employable Me has returned, following the story of eight jobseekers who have taken part in a scheme which brings together people from across the disability spectrum to help each other with the challenge of finding employment. In a report earlier this year Scope has called for employers to make it clear that adjustments and support are available, to create more senior roles for disabled people and develop peer support opportunities.

  • 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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