Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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donnamarie21
donnamarie21 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
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 

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  • Ails
    Ails Community member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
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    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 member Posts: 151 Pioneering
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    Hi @donnamarie21. Thank you for your post and welcome to this online community! I hope you find the community supportive and helpful. 
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,381 Scope online community team
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    Welcome to the community @donnamarie21 and thanks for joining us. Do you get much support or respite care?
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