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Hi, my name is insertawittyusername!

I had a car crash last year in which a broke my back and am now in a wheel chair. I have really great friends and I love them dearly. But Im just looking for some new friends who understand what it's like to have a disability like me. ????

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,297 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @insertawittyusername Welcome to the community its great to have you on board.

    I am sorry to hear about your car crash and how this has been life changing.

    I am also in a wheelchair and have been for 3 years and understand what its like for your life to just change overnight and how hard it is to adjust.

    Have a good look around the site it is a very friendly and supportive community here to offer advice support or just a chat   

    I look forward to seeing you around (love the user name btw)
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @insertawittyusername

    Welcome it’s great to meet you this afternoon.

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

    We are all here to help & assist any new members.

    I am very very sorry to hear about your accident & I do hope that you are on the way to recovery????

    We are a very friendly bunch really.

    Please please have a good look around & if you have anything/problems please let me know.

    @steve51
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,270 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @insertawittyusername - Welcome to this friendly & supportive community. Thank you for joining us all. I think you'll find a lot of understanding here as we have several full, or part-time wheelchair users, & most of us have disabilities. After I qualified as a physio, I spent several months on a spinal injuries unit, so I have a little understanding from the 'other side of the fence'. The most amazing patient there was a very high level tetraplegic. When he was well enough, he used to go around the ward in his electric wheelchair encouraging all the other newer patients. His attitude was, if I can do this, know you will do so much better. I learnt a lot from him, & 2 great paraplegics in particular.
    It's good you have some really great friends, & I'm sure you'll make some more here. Chat here any time about any thing. It's nice to 'meet' you. :)
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,572

    Scope community team

    Heya @insertawittyusername.

    I'm glad you found us! You're more than welcome here on the community. Have you popped by our coffee lounge and taken part in some of our lighter topics?
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  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,557 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @insertawittyusername, feel free to jump right in! :)
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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,946 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @insertawittyusername :) 
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