Sheffield voices is a self advocacy service for adults in Sheffield and the surrounding areas whose voices are seldom heard. We are made up primarily of adults with a learning disability and autistic adults but we are also a welcoming and inclusive group. We run sessions both face to face and online through zoom around self advocacy, issues affecting the learning disability community, healthy and active lifestyles and many fun social group
Our website is designed and run by our members and staff. We want to make it as simple as possible for you to get the information that you need to live your life in the way you want to life it. Our website is a place where you can get Easy Read information, a place where you can tell us your stories, a place where you can show us the things that you are making and doing in your day to day lives and it is also a place where we can put training activities on.
New drama group Pyjama Drama
This week we started our new drama group, Pyjama Drama which was a great success. The group is led by actor Penny Capper who has many years working on stage and on TV and has supported other groups with additional needs to make great theatre. Kelly Scargill is also skilled at delivering community theatre and together they are a dynamic team.
Sheffield Voices Express Anger Over Abuse Scandal
Learning disabilities self-advocacy group Sheffield Voices has expressed anger after an autism and learning disability unit in the city was closed to new admissions when it was rated “inadequate” by inspectors.
Sheffield Voices Pyjama Drama
Sheffield Voices is proud to announce we have secured funding from the Arts Council to run a self-advocacy drama group, Sheffield Voices Pyjama Drama. We are on the lookout for people with a learning disability who want to join us to come and make theatre about their experiences of being in lockdown during Covid.