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  • A Big Thank You from Sheffield Voices

    A Big Thank You from Sheffield Voices

    Sheffield Voices self-advocacy group for people with learning disabilities and autism would like to thank everyone who came to, shared, and told their friends and work colleagues about their Big Voice event on 27 June at the Town Hall. They were thrilled to have over 100 people attend. Check out pictures from the day and get a copy of their latest newsletter to see what’s happening.

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  • Sheffield Community Health Update

    Sheffield Community Health Update

    NHS Sheffield CCG has become part of the new NHS South Yorkshire Integrated Care Board. Their latest community news includes details of the new GP access service starting on 1 October and a Covid-19 and flu update plus the last chance to have your say on Sheffield GPs’ plans to move into new buildings before the public consultation closes next week.

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  • Dementia Action Week Round Up

    Dementia Action Week Round Up

    This year’s theme for Dementia Action Week last month was diagnosis, helping those who might be living with undiagnosed dementia to recognize potential symptoms and to feel able to seek guidance and support. Here are some of the activities, community support available and positive action happening across Sheffield that were highlighted in a round up from Dementia News.

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  • Young People Can Get Ahead

    Young People Can Get Ahead

    The latest edition of Disability Rights UK’s ‘Get Ahead’ newsletter co-edited with and for young people is now available to download from their website. This edition includes tales from lockdown, the Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline, upcoming webinar opportunities for budding artists and games and art reviews from students.

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  • Latest News for Carers and Covid Vaccinations

    Latest News for Carers and Covid Vaccinations

    Read Sheffield Carers Centre latest news including information on getting the Covid-19 vaccine. Since publication the Department for Health and Social Care has just confirmed that unpaid carers in England can register for their COVID-19 vaccine online if they are the primary carer of someone who is “clinically vulnerable”.

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  • Your Second Favourite Disability Blog - CP Teens

    The internet is filled with blogs about disability, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to find them – that’s where our on-going feature comes in. We’ve been highlighting disability blogs and this week we’re taking a look at CP Teens.

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  • Sheffield Equality Hub Network Newsletter for April 2017

    Catch up with all the latest news and events from across the Sheffield Equality Hub Network

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  • Could this be your Second Favourite Disability Blog: Martyn Sibley

    In our attempt to find you your second favourite disability blog (after ours of course!) we’ll be highlighting other disability blogs in our news from now on. To start we’re taking a look at writer and activist Martyn Sibley’s personal blog.

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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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