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Friends with CP

becysu
becysu Member Posts: 4 Listener
edited February 2018 in Cerebral palsy
I don`t have many friends with CP
 and I like to find some folks with mild CP I can talk wirh. 
Thank you all for having this forum.

Comments

  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @becysu

    Welcome! :)

    How are you?

    There are many discussions regarding CP, have a good look around the website and you will find 'Talk about specific conditions' and CP is near the top of the list of discussions :) If there is anything else we can help you with please let us know :)

    Nice to meet you!

    Ami :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • becysu
    becysu Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Nice to meet you as well. I was born with a very mild form of CP. Im 61 n0w, bu in my mid twenties while pursuing my graduate degree, I developed Dystonia. Now I am bewillered as to which came firfst.

  • becysu
    becysu Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Can you show me how to find people, perhaps in my age group or socialwork, psycology background
  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,176 Scope online community team
    Hi @becysu
    Great to meet you!
    I have Cerebral Palsy but unfortunately not a background in social work or psychology.I think the easiest way to meet people with similar interests to you, would be to start a new discussion with your interests as the title. If you need any help with that let us know.
    Scope
    Specialist Information Officer and Cerebral Palsy Programme Lead

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  • becysu
    becysu Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Hi, I have a strange situation. Though I was told I was born with CP, in my mid twenties, I developed Dystonia, affecting my eyes, neck, and vocal cords. When I spoke when I was young, I was told I had a funny accent, and asked where I was from.

    I had a main streamed education before the word was even created! 
    I may have Cerebral Palsy and Dystonia, but I try not to define myself by what I have, but rather by what have accomplished and continue to do.
    I have lived in Israel for a couple of years and have traveled throughout Europe with family and friends.

    I am currently writing a story about my life and would love to hear from others with similar journeys as mine.

    Thank you all.

    Becca

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