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Welcomes and Introductions

paffuto10 Member Posts: 388 Pioneering
Hi all newbies  :)
I too am quite a newbie and still finding my way around .
In fact, I'm wondering if I am even posting this in the right place!  I'm sort of testing it? :D

Anyway, hello all. So far I have found this a very friendly place and received some good advice last week. 


  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @paffuto10

    Good Morning & Welcome it’s great to meet you?

    Can you please let me know how we can help/support you??

    I can then point you in the right place 

  • paffuto10
    paffuto10 Member Posts: 388 Pioneering
    Hi @steve21 :)

    Just hoping to give support, receive support and chat in general. 

    Think I'm getting the hang of it here thanks. I can be quite a chatterbox when I get going so I hope I don't bore / irritate people  :p

    I have a long list of illnesses and like many others, having to negotiate the bonkers benefits system, tackle physical and emotional difficulties indoors and outdoors. Usually manage to keep smiling though  :)

    How about you? 

  • Ails
    Ails Member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @paffuto10 and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  I'm glad you have found the forum helpful so far and look forward to seeing further posts from you.  The Community is a great place to share and meet new friends and I hope you enjoy you time with us.  We really enjoy having chatty people on board so you will always have someone to speak to.  If there is anything we can help/support you with then please just let us know.  All the best.   :)
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • paffuto10
    paffuto10 Member Posts: 388 Pioneering
    Thanks @Ails

    Nice to meet you  :)
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @paffuto10

    That will be great as we all need somewhere to get help & support.

    Don't worry about going on & on this helps tremendously believe me.

    Yes it is like a "Mine Feeled" getting your "head" around the "Benefit Sys"

    The "Mental /Physical" aspect's tend to get over looked.

  • Connie00
    Connie00 Member Posts: 252 Pioneering

    Hello @paffuto10        

    My Name is Connie00

    I am one off the community Champion’s here at Scope.  it’s really nice to meet you.

    A very warm welcome to the Community. I trust you are having a good day today

    Here at scope we welcome people from all walks of life, please feel free to have a look around our online community, and join in, we welcome new blood and would welcome your opinion. It would be nice to know what led you into our online community.

    if we can be of any assistance to you please don’t hesitate to contact us,

    Enjoy the rest of your day

    @connie00   :) 

  • paffuto10
    paffuto10 Member Posts: 388 Pioneering

    Thanks for the welcome  :)

    Managing to find my way around now and what a friendly , informative place it is. 

    Being in the midst of two PIP's (myself and adult son) I came for support, advice and that's what I've found :)

    Son's PIP is all done now and satisfactory result after MR. Just mine to go now, next week.  :o

    Also came for a nosey, chat and to support others.

    It's been great, think you're all stuck with me now.!! 
    Wish I'd joined sooner  :)
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,578 Scope online community team
    Hi @paffuto10. I hope you've settled in a bit. Please let us know if you have any questions about the community at all. :smile:
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