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  • LaughAble Night For Disabled Comedians Like Jamie

    LaughAble Night For Disabled Comedians Like Jamie

    Jamie Preece, a volunteer with Sheffield Cycling 4 All, part of Disability Sheffield, is one of the performers taking part in a show on Monday 29 November starting at 7.30 organised by LaughAble. The monthly comedy club showcases performers with disabilities and mental health conditions and aims to make performing and viewing accessible to everyone, with some shows taking place online and captioned.

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  • Have Your Say on Intermediate Care

    Have Your Say on Intermediate Care

    Healthwatch Sheffield, the champion for local NHS and social care services, are holding a focus group with members of the public to inform the commissioning of intermediate care beds in Sheffield. They share what people think about services with the decision makers who can make improvements. The focus is on Zoom on Tuesday 30th November from 1-2pm.

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  • Disability History Past and Present

    Disability History Past and Present

    UK Disability History Month ( 18 Nov-18 Dec ) is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of disabled peoples’ struggle for equality and human rights and to build resources on various themes.Find out about this year’s themes of ‘Hidden Impairments’ and Sex and Relationships, thier workshops and festival events throughout the month.

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  • Race, Disability and Self Directed Support in Sheffield

    Race, Disability and Self Directed Support in Sheffield

    This online workshop on Wednesday 8th December 2021 from 11am to 1pm will explore experiences of social care and self directed support for disabled people from black, asian and minority ethnic communities in Sheffield. It will include highlights from Think Local Act Personal’s recent report about the value of community groups in achieving personalised care.Anyone with an interest in these issues is welcome to take part.

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  • Household Support Fund

    Household Support Fund

    Now that funding has been used up for the Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Grant, this month sees the launch of a new Household Support Fund, established by the Department for Work and Pensions. The fund supports people most in need this winter during the final stages of economic recovery mainly with food and housekeeping costs, gas and electrity and white goods.

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  • Join our new Healthy Living Steering Group

    Join our new Healthy Living Steering Group

    We are launching a new co-production project that’s aiming to make healthy living and physical activity opportunities more accessible for adults with a learning disability, autism or severe mental illness. We’re currently looking for people with lived experience to join our steering group – if you are an adult with autism, severe mental illness or a learning disability, or you support someone with one of these conditions, we’d love to hear from you!

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  • Tell MPs your Experiences of Applying for PIP and ESA

    Tell MPs your Experiences of Applying for PIP and ESA

    Amid continuing concerns about the problems being experienced by disabled people making claims, the Work and Pensions Committee has launched a survey to hear about first-hand experiences of claiming PIP or ESA.It is open to everyone who has had an assessment to claim PIP or who has had a Work Capability Assessment, either to claim ESA or as part of a Universal Credit claim.The survey is open until mid February 2022

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  • Autistic Parents Experiences of Maternity Hospitals

    Autistic Parents Experiences of Maternity Hospitals

    Would you be interested in having a say about what to include in a new ‘Welcome to Jessops’ video? The Sheffield Autism Partnership Network would like to hear from Autistic parents, partners and their carers and give you the opportunity to share your maternity experiences by answering three questions.

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  • 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.

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  • Know your Rights as a Carer

    Know your Rights as a Carer

    This year’s Carers Rights Day campaign on Thursday 25 November will focus on raising awareness of the rights that unpaid carers have. The pandemic has had a massive impact on the lives of carers, affecting access to services, the ability to juggle work and care and much more. That’s why it’s more important than ever that carers are aware of what they have the right to.

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