Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.

Hi, my name is Geo08!

Geo08 Community member Posts: 49 Courageous
I'm a disabled student currently studying Law at the University of York. I have a very rare metabolic condition meaning I literally have exercise intolerance which isn't nearly as inviting as it sounds.

As a result, I use a wheelchair most of the time to get around and occasionally require carers to lend me a hand with some bits and bobs to help preserve energy for doing things I'd prefer to be doing.

I am extremely passionate about encouraging disabled people to consider higher education and all the opportunities it can bring. I have spent my entire life defying labels and changing perceptions of others. I always try encourage disabled people to think differently about their prospects, and also encourage others to think about how they think about those with disabilities.

Now, the reason I have joined this forum is to offer advice to anyone who wants it. I'm happy to discuss anything from employing carers for personal care to battling through the education system.


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