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Hi, my name is DaddyDoo!

DaddyDooDaddyDoo Member Posts: 2 Listener
I am a dad with two very special daughters. The reason I'm here is because my youngest daughter has a genetic thing and its starting to show. Ill mainly be needing advice on how and if a disability benefits can be claimed and stories from people whos been through the process. I will in turn share wherever I feel I can contribute . Thanks 


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope and i'm here to help and advise others. I see that you posted a question on another part of the forum, which i answered here https://community.scope.org.uk/discussion/68048/16p11-2-microdeletion-in-a-child-under-6-what-proof-will-i-need-to-claim-dla#latest

    We are a very friendly community so please take a look around :)

    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 9,207 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Daddydoo - Welcome to the community. Thank you for joining, & sharing about your family. I hope you enjoy being here & joining in other discussions, & it would be good to have your input too any time. :)
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @DaddyDoo    Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I am one of the team of Community Champions.  We guide, advise and help members of our community.

    Please may I suggest with your daughters genetic condition.

    Might be worth speaking to the relevant association or charity.

    Often any disability or illness or condition has an linked association, charity or society.

    Many have in house advisors on a range of services.

    Including benefits and other information.

    Have the following organisation.

    Genetic Disorders UK


    Helpline 0800 987 8987

    Please if I can help further please get in touch.

    Please take care.


    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
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  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 8,002

    Scope community team

    Great to have you with us @DaddyDoo. Don't hesitate to shout if there's anything we can help with. :smile:
    Community Manager
  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @DaddyDoo and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  Sorry to hear about your daughter's genetic condition, but you have done the right thing in reaching out to us as you will receive lots of support from the Community.  So please feel free to chat to us anytime as I'm sure there will always be someone to help, certainly to listen always.  I'm sure you will make a very valuable contribution to the forum also and I look forward to seeing you on here.  I hope you enjoy your time with us anyway and find our Community be be of use and support to you.  If there is anything at all  we can help you with then please just ask.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @DaddyDoo

    Welcome it’s great to meet you tonight.

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

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