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Just saying hello

larissas Member Posts: 2 Listener
I was searching the internet to understand who else is out there with similar circumstances to mine and trying to learn more... and found threads here that relate! So just saying hello. I'm Larissa, I'm 46, I live in the US (California) and I was just dx with CP and autism at age 46... and I've got several other medical things and still some unexplained ones that might be a hypermobile joint disorder. So I'm just... listening and learning. I'm also a mom and I work in tech but am currently out on medical leave. Hello!


  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @larissas welcome to the community! Please do not hesitate to ask us any questions :)
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  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,576 Scope online community team
    Hey @larissas, welcome to the community! I'm really glad you found us. I hope you'll stick around and get involved in our discussions and if you need any advice or support, please don't hesitate to let us know! :)
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  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @larissas

    Welcome it’s great to meet you this afternoon.

    I am one of the Community Champion’s here at Scope.

    How are things in sunny ? USA ?? ??

    Please please let me know if there’s anything that I can help/support you with???

  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger

    Hello @larissas  Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I am one of the team of community champions who guide and advise help new members who join the forum.

    Please have a look around our website. You come to the right place for information, support and friendship.

    Feel free to join in discussions. We are friendly, care and share.

    Hope every thing is going great in California.

    Have met several members who live the USA.

    Have had many conversations with many of them.

    We are all a community.  Even though your across the pond.

    Hands across the sea.

    Pleasure to meet you.

    Take care.


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  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,176 Scope online community team
    Hi @larissas
    Great to meet you! We have lots of information that you may find useful and I'm around for a chat if you would like :)
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  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,720 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome :)
    Be extra nice to new members.


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