Some South Yorkshire CANN Organisations
Sheffield Volunteering, as part of the University of Sheffield Students’ Union, encourages and enables University of Sheffield students to engage with local communities. We work closely with local voluntary, charitable and social organisations in Sheffield and South Yorkshire to increase the involvement of student volunteers in the city and region, and strengthen their connection with communities. If you are a local charitable organisation and would like to recruit student volunteers, please get in touch. We can help you to promote regular volunteering opportunities or one-off activities. We also have student-led projects (including sports and educational) who deliver outreach activities in schools and community groups. Get in touch if this is something you would be interested in.
Sheffield Students’ Union, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TG
University Student’s Union volunteering department, that acts as a broker to match Sheffield Hallam University’s roughly 30,000 students with volunteering opportunities in the area.
The Hubs, 6 Paternoster Row, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 2QQ
Sheffield Hallam Student’s Union
Irwin Mitchell is proud to be a member of SY CANN. If your child lives with a disability or has suffered from a serious injury or illness, the emotional and physical impact can be life-changing. We understand how concerned you may be about the level of care and support your child has had or is currently receiving and can offer help and legal advice. We believe that all families should have access to legal support and we are able to offer guidance on the following: Disability and Educational Rights Education, Health and Care Plans Medical Law and Negligence Protecting Your Child’s Future including wills and trusts Court of Protection Personal Injury Trusts Anna has 20 years of experience specialising in medical negligence claims and helping families through the process. She has worked with families on a significant number of complex cases, including birth injury, brain injury, cerebral palsy cases and amputation cases. Contacting a lawyer may feel daunting but if you want to find out more about your options, please do get in touch for a free initial chat. If you wish to take forward a legal case we will always explore funding options available to you and your family.
2 Millsands, Sheffield, S3 8DT
Communication Matters (CM) is a UK-wide charity committed to supporting people of all ages who find talking difficult because they have little or no clear speech. This can be via paper based communication supports or computer based voice output, we call this AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). Communication can be compromised across many conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Brain Injury, Learning Difficulties and Autism. We have an associate membership of around 400 people. Members come from across the UK and from all the various interests in AAC – personal experience, professional, commercial and research. Members receive copies of our Journal which is published 3 times a year, amongst other benefits. We hold a number of events: most notably our International AAC Conference held over 2.5 days at the University of Leeds each September, as well as UK-wide AAC Information Days (product demonstration days) and Study Days which focus on a particular topic of AAC. We also have many online resources and publications and an AAC Forum. If you are interested in finding out more, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Communication Matters, 3rd Floor, University House, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT