Other Events

STEVE SILBERMAN: NEUROTRIBES

Saturday, May 25, 2019
2:00 PM 4:00 PM
Charles St Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University
133 Charles St S1 2ND (map)
Tickets – £5
In association with MisTÂûght & Healthwatch Sheffield

Steve Silberman, author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism & Future of Neurodiversity, discusses his work with MisTÂûght founder Melissa Simmonds. Silberman’s book won the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2015 and is considered essential reading for those interested in the topic.

This event is part of Sheffield’s forthcoming Festival of Debate, where the ‘Living Together’ strand has kindly been sponsored by Learn Sheffield, Create Sheffield and Cohesion Sheffield. To book a place go to this webpage.

Another chance to see Steve Silberman is on 27th May in Manchester:

FITNESS FANATICS

Fitness fanatics group for adults with a learning disability and/or autism:

Our sessions are still running on Thursdays after 8 very successful years . Carers are welcome to join in for free too. The sessions are a combination of healthy eating and fitness facts combined with a sporting activity and health snack all for £6.00.

We will be running a number of sports activities including circuit training, chair aerobics, dance, ball games, boccia, rounders, cheerleading, hockey, athletics and many more.

Session information
Day : Thursdays 6.30-8.00 (except when Under the Stars is on)
Cost : £6 per session
Location : Sheffield Mencap and Gateway, Park grange road, Sheffield S2 3QF.
Contact : Kirsty / Nat to book or for more information 0114 2767757/01142758879

kirstyworstenholm@sheffieldmencap.org.uk or natalieshaw@sheffieldmencap.org.uk

LEISURE TIME

A fun and friendly sports and activity group for people with disabilities (particularly suitable for developmental needs; e.g. Learning Disabilities, Autism)
Time and day: Friday mornings 10.30-12.30
Price: £3.00 (carers free)
Age range: Adults
Venue: Concord sports centre, Shiregreen Lane, Sheffield S5 6AE

For further information download the Leisure Time poster 2018 and /or feel free to get in touch
Email: grace.maria47@gmail.com
Telephone: (07534) 103605
Alternatively you can contact the management: Charlotte.Rogerson@siv.org.uk