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Folkert
Folkert Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello all, 

I am a man of begin 40s, Liberal Democrat Councillor on my local Town Council and I use a wheelchair, due to a muscle disease called Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis and I have further the connective tissue disorder Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hypermobility type). Next to my council business, I further campaign for accessible streets and Changing Places.

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Folkert   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 community.

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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Folkert and welcome to the community :)
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  • emmarenshaw
    emmarenshaw Member Posts: 711 Pioneering
    Hello @Folkert welcome to the community.
  • Cheeckygirl
    Cheeckygirl Member Posts: 1 Listener
  • WestHam06
    WestHam06 Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,396 Pioneering
    Hi @Folkert
                       Welcome to the community, thank you for joining us. Well done for campaigning for better accessible streets, I too use a wheelchair so can appreciate how some streets are not always easy to navigate as a wheelchair user. Please feel free to have a look around the forum and join in with conversations. Also, please feel free to ask questions or for help and support, there are many lovely people on the community and there will be someone who will be able to help. I look forward to seeing you around the community. Thank you. 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,478 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Folkert, It's good to 'meet' you. I also have the hypermobile type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, as do my children & 3 grandchildren. I hope you enjoy looking around the forum & getting to know some of us here!
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,578 Scope online community team
    A warm welcome to the community @Folkert. Glad to have you here with us.
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,478 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Cheeckygirl - Thank you for joining Scope's community. It would be good to hear a little more about yourself if you're Ok with that. If you have any questions, please do say. This is a very supportive community, & I hope you will get to know some of the lovely people here. Please look around, & just join in any chats you would like.
  • Ails
    Ails Member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Folkert and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  You sound very busy and great to hear that you do so much campaigning!  I'm sure that you will make a very valuable contribution to the Community and it is great to have you on board!  I hope you enjoy your time with us and I look forward to reading future posts from you.  Please let us know if there is anything you need help/support with.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • Ails
    Ails Member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Cheekygirl and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you.  Would you like to tell us a bit about yourself?  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.   :)

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