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 Topladytalks!

Topladytalks Community member Posts: 5 Listener
Hi! I'm a young at heart 50 yr old wheelchair user; I was disabled at 47 by a spontaneous catastrophic pelvic fracture which caused permanent nerve damage. This has left me with severe chronic pain and now I cannot walk or move without pain. I use crutches to walk and a wheelchair to mobilise. So this world of 'disability' was new to me, I'm discovering new challenges everyday and to top it off, I'm getting married in three weeks time! Every day is different and brings both good times and really awful difficulties- either way I'm just trying to live my 'new life' as best as I can...


  • iza
    iza Scope Member Posts: 703 Pioneering
    Hi @Topladytalks
    I do agree with you that entering the world of disability (no matter what type ) is like all entire personal World turn up side dawn. 
    I did not know what a disability means until the end of 2012/ beginning 2013. 
    In November will be 5 years and I still did not straight my life. Working on it. 
    Congratulation on planned marriage and Wedding going ahead soon. 
    Do not forget about "something new, something old, something borrowed, and something blue" 
    Enjoy the day upcoming days. 

    Have a great evening 
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