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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Risk Assessment Tool For PAs Returning to Work

Risk Assessment Tool For PAs Returning to Work

If your PA is returning to work in the near future the Sheffield Individual Employer and PA Development Group has produced a new Risk Assessment Tool to support individual employers to minimise any risks for their PAs to return to work. The Risk Assessment Tool is a useful guide to conversations with your PA about risk and gives topics and poses questions. You can record on the document what you and your PA have agreed will happen and review it as national guidance changes.

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Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

Sheffield Cycling 4 All Launch Trike Loan Scheme

Sheffield City Region have very kindly given our disability cycling project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All ( SC4A ), 4 electric assist tricycles which are available for anyone who can’t ride a two wheeled bike to loan for up to 3 months (depending on demand). We hope that this scheme will enable people to experience pedal power as a viable mode of disability transport.

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'Be Reyt' - Order Beautiful Tramlines 'Chari-tees' and Support Disability Sheffield

'Be Reyt' - Order Beautiful Tramlines 'Chari-tees' and Support Disability Sheffield

We’re excited to announce that Disability Sheffield is one of the chosen charities to benefit from the sale of Tramlines Festival’s ‘Chari-Tees’. The limited edition specially designed ‘Be Reyt’ and ‘Beautiful Sheffield’ T-shirts cost £15. Pre-orders close on 7th July so make sure you order yours before then to not miss out!

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Wednesday 15th July

Move & Chat - 11am

Join Sheffield Cycling 4 All for a fun, gentle online exercise session led by a qualified instructor followed by an optional informal chat with...

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Wednesday 22nd July

Move & Chat - 11am

Join Sheffield Cycling 4 All for a fun, gentle online exercise session led by a qualified instructor followed by an optional informal chat with...

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Inclusive Summer Festival Fun

Inclusive Summer Festival Fun

Sheffield CU – with the initials standing for Children’s University – is part of a national initiative that encourages and celebrates participation in a wide range of inspiring learning opportunities outside school hours.Their Festival Of Fun consists of more than 75 free activities for children, young people and families, all of which are suitable for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) with adult support.

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Government Sets out Steps to Relax Shielding Guidance

Government Sets out Steps to Relax Shielding Guidance

The Government has set out a road-map for the clinically extremely vulnerable on the future of the shielding programme. Their guidance changed on 6 July and will change again on 1 August, subject to clinical evidence. Please note that the government support offer has been extended: you can still get a food box, care and/or medicine delivery until 31 July if you want them, but you need to register online by 17 July if you haven’t already done so.

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Do Sheffield's Pavements Work for You?

Do Sheffield's Pavements Work for You?

A postgraduate research project is aiming to study how disabled people experience moving around Sheffield with a specific focus on experiences of using pavements. Laura Harryman is looking for participants over the age of 18, from the Sheffield area who have a mobility impairment. If you would be interested in completing a travel diary for Laura or there’s a regular journey you make or have made in the past you could comment on please get in touch .

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