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  • Healthy Living and Physical Activity Project – Peer Support

    Healthy Living and Physical Activity Project – Peer Support

    Are you autistic, have a learning disability or severe mental illness? Do you want to take part in a physical activity group or class but feel too nervous to go on your own? We can work with services to encourage them to provide you with peer support. Just contact us and tell us what activity you want to do, where and when it is.

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  • UK's Most Influential Disability Campaigner

    UK's Most Influential Disability Campaigner

    Shani Dhanda is a multi-award-winning disability inclusion specialist, thought leader, social entrepreneur, and accomplished broadcaster, recently named at the top of the Shaw Trust Power 100. Shani has driven change by establishing Diversability, the Asian Woman Festival, and the Asian Disability Network, all dedicated to combating global social inequality.

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  • Museum Gets Changing Places

    Museum  Gets Changing Places

    One of Sheffield’s most popular museums has now become more accessible thanks to the installation of a Changing Places toilet. The new addition at Weston Park Museum is funded by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities with support from Sheffield City Council and in association with Muscular Dystrophy UK.

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  • Goodbye and Hello to Our Trustees

    Goodbye and Hello to Our Trustees

    To commit to volunteering as a trustee is a big responsibility. We’ve been very lucky to have benefited from the fantastic knowledge and contribution of our trustees Kate, Natalie and Adam. As we say goodbye and a massive thank you to them, we welcome ‘on board’ four new trustees, Die, Emmanuela, Robert and Stephanie . Thank you for choosing to support Disability Sheffield and our work.

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  • New Adult Autism Support Hub

    New Adult Autism Support Hub

    Sheffield has a new Adult Autism Support Hub offering free support to autistic people, aged 16 and above, and their (informal) carers and families. The team is able to provide helpful information and advice and support you to connect with local community groups. You can also get involved in their ongoing co-production activities to help design the service.

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  • Bags of Taste Delivered to your Door

    Bags of Taste Delivered to your Door

    Bags of Taste offers a free mentored home cooking course to learn how to make delicious, healthy meals cheaply and designed to be done at home at your own pace over Whatsapp or over the phone. To get you started, they send you a free bag of food to your door with all the ingredients you’ll need for 7 meals.

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  • Sheffield City Goals - Opportunity to give feedback

    Sheffield City Goals - Opportunity to give feedback

    Sheffield is continuing on a journey of setting Goals for the city. These aim to give a picture of what we want our city to be like in the future with Goals that citizens, businesses, leaders, educators, and more can focus on and invest in. You can either give your thoughts on the final draft of the goals or join a session with us to share views through conversation with other disabled people in our city.

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