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    • 22nd September 2021
    • We are committed to creating an environment where all parents feel they can share the difficulties they are experiencing as parents of disabled children and young people. We acknowledge that some parents from Black and Asian Minority Ethnic communities may not feel confident about attending our typical meetings.

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    • 22nd September 2021
    • Our first family fun day after the pandemic felt really special. More than 300 people attended the event on 5 September, which was, as always, massively oversubscribed. Almost 800 people requested tickets this year – but unfortunately, our budget only stretches to just over 300 guests.

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    • 12th August 2021
    • We are recruiting a project worker (25 hours per week – job share possible) to work with parents of autistic children and young people at mainstream secondary schools in Sheffield.

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    • 8th July 2021
    • Sheffield City Council is now accepting applications for the Short Break Grant. The purpose of the grant is to give parent carers a break from their additional caring responsibilities. You can apply for up to £400 per family.

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    • 9th April 2021
    • Unpaid carers are included in priority group six of the vaccination programme. This includes people who receive Carers Allowance and those who are the main carer of someone at high risk from coronavirus (see box).

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