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  • ALLFIE's Looking for Young Learners to Make your Voices Heard

    ALLFIE's Looking for Young Learners to Make your Voices Heard

    The vision of the Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) is ‘a world where inclusive education is a right not a struggle’ and they campaign for the inclusion of all Disabled learners in mainstream education.ALLFIE are looking for more Disabled Young people, aged between 16 and 25, to get involved in their’ Our Voice project’ and join in their online sessions and discussion topics from mid September onwards.

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  • Ambitious to Explain Autism Diagnosis

    Ambitious to Explain Autism Diagnosis

    Getting an autism diagnosis as a young adult can be a moment of huge significance but an autism diagnosis can also raise many more questions that need answering and information is hard to come by.That’s why Ambitious about Autism’s Youth Network have created their own resources to help young people understand their diagnosis.

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  • Young People's Experiences of Covid

    Young People's Experiences of Covid

    Sheffield City Council has published a report of findings from its survey with Sheffield’s children and young people on their experiences of coronavirus and life in lockdown.It was recognised that although young people are less likely to get seriously ill from the virus, the pandemic will still have had a profound effect on their lives in many other ways.

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  • Sixteens and Seventeens Get Jab

    Sixteens and Seventeens Get Jab

    It’s been announced that 16 & 17 year olds are now eligible for their first Covid-19 vaccination and don’t need parental consent to get a vaccine. The group can’t book via the national booking service but will be contacted by the NHS or can attend a walk in centre.

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  • Chilypep Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners

    Chilypep Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners

    Some staff at Chilypep , a youth empowerment charity based in Sheffield ,are training to be CWPs and are now open to referrals for children and young people in Sheffield and Barnsley who may be experiencing low level anxiety or low mood.Chilypep have produced an information Letter for Children and Young People explaining the offer of 6-10 sessions of low intensity CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

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  • New Employment Youth Hub is Inspired

    New Employment Youth Hub is Inspired

    A new online hub has been launched to help young people into work and training. Inspire_SY has been set up by Sheffield City Council, backed by the local Department Of Work And Pensions to share training, job and support opportunities from businesses and partner organisations .

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  • Supported Internships For Young Disabled People

    Supported Internships For Young Disabled People

    Young disabled people between the ages of 16 and 24 who would like to gain work experience and improve their employability and independence are being given the chance to apply for supported internships through Health Education England’s “Project Choice”.

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  • Young Carers' Petition Calls For Free Bus Pass

    Young carers in Sheffield have set up a petition calling for free bus passes for young carers so they can undertake their caring responsibilities more easily, carry on with their education, training or employment, and have the chance to have a social life.The petition will be presented to the full council meeting on Wednesday February 6th.

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  • BFI Film Academy 2018-19 Applications Now Open

    The BFI Film Academy are recruiting twenty young people aged 16-19 to take part in the academy at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield from Wednesday 7th November until Saturday 26th January. The deadline for applications is Tuesday October 23rd at midday.

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  • Join Mencap's Young People's Radio Group

    Sheffield Mencap’s Young People’s Radio Group has been proving how much passion they have for their favourite subjects by making podcasts about them.Places are available for any youngsters with learning disabilities aged between 12 and 16 who wish to join the group.

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