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  • Can Do South Yorkshire

    Can Do South Yorkshire

    If you are concerned about climate change and want to find your own way to contribute to the fight against it Can Do South Yorkshire can inspire you to do the things that feel small, but can make a real difference.They believe we all have a part to play in tackling the climate emergency.You can take action at home, work, school and in the community.

  • Making Sure That Outdoors Isn't Out Of Bounds

    Making Sure That Outdoors Isn't Out Of Bounds

    We are proud that stories from service users and volunteers at Disability Sheffield are among those providing evidence in a new national report highlighting inequalities that certain communities including disabled people face, when accessing parks and natural spaces near to where they live. The report ‘Out of Bounds:Equity in Access to Urban Nature’ is compiled by the National Outdoors For All Working Group.

  • How Access Officers in Sheffield Help Secure Independence for Disabled People

    How Access Officers in Sheffield Help Secure Independence for Disabled People

    Disability Sheffield as a member of the Access Liaison Group are supporting a petition that seeks to safeguard the access officer positions within Sheffield City Council. If Sheffield wants to be leaders in the field of inclusivity for disabled people then it has to lead by example and retain its Access Officers in order to ensure the involvement of disabled people around consultation and the built environment. This article includes a link to the change.org petition where our goal is to reach 100(00) signatures and we need more support.

  • Ban on plastic straws disadvantages disabled people, says Paralympian

    A recent move by businesses to stop using plastic straws in a bid to be more eco-friendly has caused some concern in parts of the disabled community.Many cafes, bars and restaurants throughout the UK are stopping using plastic straws, which has unforeseen consequences for disabled people, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson says.

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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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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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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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