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Disability Training

Photograph of a taxi driver assisting someone into a taxi

Taxi Drivers in Sheffield are to receive mandatory pre-entry disability awareness training. Sheffield is leading the field in the UK, and Radio 4 presenter Peter White reecently visited the city to record a story about this which was aired on Radio 4 on 14th February 2012. Please follow this link to hear the story: Radio4Interview

Two of SRSB's clients were interviewed to discuss their experiences of travelling in taxis.

 

Photograph of SRSB clients being interviewed by Peter White

The training will cover disability awareness for the type of support that people require and any new applicants will now have to take part. Drivers have previously taken part as an elective. 

 

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Photograph of SRSBs Mobile Information Unit on Fargate

Our Community Engagement Team visit organisations and events across Sheffield and South Yorkshire to promote awareness about our services and about eye health

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