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  • Mad Hatter's Party Was Topper Class Entertainment

    Mad Hatter's Party Was Topper Class Entertainment

    Natalie Yarrow, Disability Sheffield’s Vice Chairperson would like to say a big thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of Sunday’s event at The Barrel in Chapeltown – “ to the brilliant landlady Steph Tate and her fabulous team, the Alice in Wonderland characters and an assortment of stallholders, our amazing volunteers, staff members and trustees, all of whom helped to raise the profile of Disability Sheffield whilst generating much-appreciated funds. Not forgetting The Barrel’s customers too, thank you for your support; now you know who we are maybe we can be of service to you or someone you know!”

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  • Workplace Personal Assistants Policy

    Workplace Personal Assistants Policy

    Disability Sheffield has been working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University and University of York to continue the development of their research project, Workplace Personal Assistants (WPA). We are keen to work with employers to develop a policy/guidance that can be adapted for each workplace and easily adopted by businesses to ensure that all aspects of having WPAs are considered.

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  • Pavement Parking Inquiry

    Pavement Parking Inquiry

    Disability Sheffield and the Disability Hub together with the Access Liaison Group have put together a response to the Transport Committee Pavement Parking Inquiry highlighting pavement parking as a seriously dangerous issue for wheelchair users, people with mobility impairments, blind people and people with sensory impairments or any pavement user forced to leave the pavement and use the public highway, which poses obvious risks.

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  • Sheffield’s First Dementia Conversation Event

    Sheffield’s First Dementia Conversation Event

    Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance is holding its first Dementia Conversation event on Thursday 13 June 2019 from 9.30am to 3pm at St Mary’s Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4QZ. The event is open to people living with dementia and their families and carers, members of Sheffield Dementia Action Alliance and organisations working in Sheffield to become more dementia friendly.

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  • Be A Book At University's Living Library

    Be A Book At University's Living Library

    As part of their Living Library events the Department Of Sociological Studies at Sheffield University is looking for people with autism and/or learning disabilities to tell their stories to social work students. The Living Library takes places on Wednesday 5th June 2019 from 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm.

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  • Social Care Crisis and Independent Living Threat

    Social Care Crisis and Independent Living Threat

    This month we see a little more movement on the government’s promised green paper on social care. It has taken from as far back as March 2017, when the Government said that it would publish a Green Paper on social care. Here we provide an update and link on the ‘forthcoming’ Green Paper on social care for adults, which we understand will now be published at “the earliest opportunity”.

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  • Move More Metro: May Edition

    Move More Metro: May Edition

    Move More Metro is the organisation’s online newspaper, keeping readers up to date with sports and health news and events throughout Sheffield.Sheffield’s Move More Month is coming up in June!

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  • South Yorkshire Homeless Survival Guide

    South Yorkshire Homeless Survival Guide

    The Homeless Survival Guide for South Yorkshire is designed as a ‘first port of call’ for anyone who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. It provides information on finding accommodation, food, health, other support and amenities in the Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham areas.

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  • Free Magical Workshop for Young People

    Free Magical Workshop for Young People

    Changing Faces, which aims to support the 1.3 million people in the UK with a visible difference – a mark, scar or condition that makes them look out of the ordinary – have teamed up with children’s writing and mentoring centre Grimm and Co to hold a magical workshop between 4 and 6pm on Friday 4th June for 10 to 14 year olds living in the Yorkshire and The Humber area. It will take participants on a creative story-telling adventure, helping the young people to increase their resilience, confidence and self-esteem.

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  • Cinema's Help For Film Fans Who Are Deaf

    Cinema's Help For Film Fans Who Are Deaf

    The Showroom has become Sheffield’s first deaf friendly cinema – with subtitled movies every Monday and now a deaf volunteer with knowledge of sign and oral language. Adele Johnston will be performing the role every Monday from now on. She can use either BSL (British Sign Language) or lip reading to help customers.

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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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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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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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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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