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Hi, my name is Emjaye!

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Emjaye
Emjaye Community member Posts: 5 Listener
Hello everyone my name is Mary and I was diagnosed with Type 2 Achalasia last year

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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Good Morning @Emjaye welcome to our great group. I hope your well this Thursday morning.
    When your ready have a look around the site, we have lots going on, you can join in with any of the chats or ask your own question, any problems just ask someone is bound to be on line to give you a hand. 
    The coffee lounge under categories is a great place to meet some of the members, have general chats even play a few number games if you wish. Enjoy 
  • Emjaye
    Emjaye Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Thank you, I sure will
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello and welcome @Emjaye and thanks for telling us a bit about yourself :) 

    Let us know if there's anything we can support you with, and enjoy getting to know the community!
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  • Emjaye
    Emjaye Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Thanks Alex. I have one question and it's a question I have been researching since diagnosis with Achalasia. Is Achalasia considered a disability in the UK? Need someone to shed some light on this. I
  • durhamjaide2001
    durhamjaide2001 Community Co-Production Group, Scope Member Posts: 11,004 Disability Gamechanger
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    Emjaye said:
    Thanks Alex. I have one question and it's a question I have been researching since diagnosis with Achalasia. Is Achalasia considered a disability in the UK? Need someone to shed some light on this. I
    Hi I have also been researching it as well for you. It's a chronic illness which is classed as a disability. 
  • Cartini
    Cartini Community member Posts: 1,108 Pioneering
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    Emjaye said:
    Thanks Alex. I have one question and it's a question I have been researching since diagnosis with Achalasia. Is Achalasia considered a disability in the UK? Need someone to shed some light on this. I
    Hi I have also been researching it as well for you. It's a chronic illness which is classed as a disability. 
    Hi - do you have any links that describe achalasia as a disability?


  • Emjaye
    Emjaye Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Thanks, but it doesn't appear so to DWP, so I get on with looking after myself by myself. Thanks. Again. I'll continue to be apart of Scope and Thanks fir welcoming me.
  • Emjaye
    Emjaye Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    I too would like to see that link because I have been searching, only my my workplace OH told me it's classified as a disability 
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