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Introducing myself

WilliamH Member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi all
My name is Bill and I have Retinitis Pigmentosa and hearing impairment. I have lost most of my peripheral vision but still have quite good central vision.
Nice to meet you all.


  • Antonia_Alumni
    Antonia_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,781 Pioneering
    Hi @WilliamH welcome to the community. How are you doing today? Thank you for sharing this with us. You may be interested in joining our visual and hearing impairments discussions group. If you have any questions, please let us know. ;)
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,941 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @WilliamH welcome to the community! I have a hearing impairment too, also central vision loss. It took a long time for me to accept what has happened but with the right support, you will get there :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,374 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi welcome 
    I have lost sight in one eye and had surgery to preserve central vision in other eye losing periphal vision. I am also an amputee was hoping to get adapted car to get back some independance until this happened but guess I won't be approved to drive now. 
    Still getting used to losing sight as this affects my balance too and use of my prosthetic leg. 

    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will
  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,390 Disability Gamechanger

    Hello @WilliamH  Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

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

    Please have a look around our website. We are friendly.

    Please ask if we can help and advise with anything. Some one will know from our community or a member of our team.

    Please take care.


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  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @WilliamH

    Welcome it’s great to meet you this morning.

    I am one of the team here at Scope.

    I have also lost my sight in my left eye 👁 

    The eye lids have been sown together.

    Follow my Stroke in 1998 I have no control down my right hand side at all.


  • Gerald
    Gerald Member Posts: 214 Pioneering
    Hi @WilliamH welcome to the community :)
  • emmarenshaw
    emmarenshaw Member Posts: 711 Pioneering
    Hello @WilliamH welcome to the community.


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