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Hi, my name is allyparker!

allyparkerallyparker Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi I’ve just joined, I have fibromyalgia ,ME , COPD ankylosis spondylitis  stenosis amongst other things iv got a daughter 13 with Autism and PDA AND SEVERE ANXIETY  AND A 30 year old son with extreme ADHD AND PERSONALITY  DISORDER, my mum used to help me but has now got Parkinson’s agrophobia and depression so I’m now caring for her too... would be nice to be able to talk to people. As iv slowly lost slit of friends threw having to stay home iv got a few good friends that have stuck by me but I understand it’s hard for people to understand 

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  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,131 Pioneering
    Hi @allyparker
                             Welcome to the community and thank you for joining us. I'm sorry to hear of your situation but you have come to the right place as there are many lovely people on the community and we are all here to support each other. Please feel free to take a look around the community and join in with any conversations which may be of interest to you. Also, please do ask any questions you may have as there will always be someone on the community who will be able to help. How is your weekend going? Thank you.
  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,895 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @allyparker - I'd also like to welcome you to the community. I'm sorry to read about all the problems yourself & family are facing; it can't be easy. I wonder if you're getting any support to help you cope with it all?
    At the top of this page you'll see Scope's 'Advice and support link' leading to the 'Online advice and support,' where you may find some information that's helpful.
    Here's a link to Carers UK also: https://www.carersuk.org/
    You will find that people here really help & support each other, as, altho' we all have a different set of circumstances, we do have a little understanding. So I'm pleased you've found us, & hope you enjoy getting to know other people.

  • emmarenshawemmarenshaw Community champion Posts: 704 Pioneering
    Welcome to the community @allyparker  . The community is a wonderful bunch so you will definitely find lots of support here. We’re all here if you need anything or have any questions. Glad to have you with us.

    Emma.
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing Team, Community Team Posts: 7,914 Scope community team
    Welcome to the community @allyparker. It sounds like you've got a lot going on, but you're very welcome here. :smile:
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope

    If you have a few minutes to spare, we'd appreciate your feedback on our online community.
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @allyparker

    Welcome it’s great to meet you today.

    I am one off the Community Champion’s here at Scope.

    Please please let me know if there’s anything that I can help you with ?????

    @steve51
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,662 Disability Gamechanger
    A very warm welcome to the community @allyparker, great to have you here.
    Community Partner
    Scope

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