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Hi all am Donnamarie a 43 year old single mum with 4 kids, age 25, 20, 12 & 2, my 12 year old daughter she has ADHD & global development delay, My 2 younger daughter was born with encephalocele some of her brain on the outside of her head, I was told she wouldn't live outside the womb, her organs are mirror image, takes seizures, has a unsafe swallow so has a feeding tube put in, plus a hearing aid in, Holly has a standing frame, special chair, special bath Seat, and special buggy she also has Global development delay 


  • AilsAils Community champion Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @donnamarie21 and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  I am sorry to hear of your daughter's health struggles.  On the Community you will receive lots of support and friendship from lovely people.  There will always be someone here to speak to should you need it.  Please feel free to look around the site and join in any discussions that interest you.  I look forward to seeing you on the Community.  If there is anything we can help/support you with then please just let us know.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • Han_Han_ Community champion Posts: 154 Pioneering
    Hi @donnamarie21. Thank you for your post and welcome to this online community! I hope you find the community supportive and helpful. 
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing Team, Community Team Posts: 7,949 Scope community team
    Welcome to the community @donnamarie21 and thanks for joining us. Do you get much support or respite care?
    Senior Community Partner

    If you have a few minutes to spare, we'd appreciate your feedback on our online community.
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