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  • Try out Sheffield Transport 4 All

    Try out Sheffield Transport 4 All

    Do you have an interest in accessibility of local public transport (bus, tram, and rail)? Sheffield Transport 4 All is looking for new members and would like to hear from you!

  • Accessibility of Smart Bus Ticket systems

    Accessibility of Smart Bus Ticket systems

    Sheffield Transport 4 All members have noticed additional smart ticket reading equipment arriving on buses in the City. Are you interested in the accessibility of the equipment, or the process of Tapping on and Tapping Off? If so this is your chance to find out more and talk about accessibility from reaching the machine, to what it means if you don’t successfully Tap Out.

  • 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.

  • SYPTE Travel Survey

    SYPTE Travel Survey

    South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive is carrying out a public consultation to find out how different communities travelled before the lockdown, how their travel has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this has affected their future travel plans. Everyone completing the survey will be entered into a draw to win one of three £50 Love2shop vouchers. The consultation closes on 24 July 2020.

  • Feel 'Covid Confident' on Your Trips Out with Euan

    Feel 'Covid Confident' on Your Trips Out with Euan

    Now that the coronavirus lockdown is easing and the public is getting out and about more there is a lack of information about how ‘safe’ certain venues are for disabled people. So Euan’s Guide, a site that offers access reviews written by disabled people, has introduced a feature where reviewers can comment on hygiene and whether social distancing rules are being stuck to.

  • Passenger Assistance Card For Supertram Users

    Passenger Assistance Card For Supertram Users

    Disabled passengers on Sheffield and Rotherham’s Supertram now have the option of downloading and printing cards that let staff know that they may require assistance and what sort of help is needed. The Passenger Assistance Cards contain a message saying ‘please be patient’ or include a selection of options such as stating that the user is deaf, has a visual impairment or has difficulty communicating or has hidden disabilities.

  • Autism Plus Launch New Website

    Autism Plus Launch New Website

    The national charity supporting adults and young people with autism, learning disabilities, mental health conditions and complex needs since 1986, has a new award winning ‘Recite-me’ toolbar allowing visitors to customise the website so it works best for them, which is especially important for website users who have a range of neurodiverse conditions and disabilities.

  • Music Club in the Accessibility Top Ten

    Music Club in the Accessibility Top Ten

    Sheffield music venue The Leadmill has been named as one of the best in Britain by an organisation devoted to improving access for disabled concertgoers. Attitude Is Everything puts the Leadmill in its top ten for all concert halls nationwide and adds that it is one of the four best rock haunts due to its ground floor location, nearness to public transport and its staff’s helpful attitude.

  • 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.

  • Help the Home Office to Make Their Services More Accessible

    The Home Office is hoping to improve accessibility for disabled people who use its services and would like to speak to people with physical and cognitive access needs, especially those who use assistive technology . As a thank you to participants the Home Office is offering £90 worth of shopping vouchers per research session.

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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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