Hello everyone, I'm Arjuna. — Scope | Disability forum
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.

Hello everyone, I'm Arjuna.

Arjuna Member Posts: 16 Connected
Hi , My name is Arjuna, I had  a head in jury in my early twenties which left me in a permanent state of shock , a huge curtain or drape of inertia came down on me and shut me down, it basically been one (at time's), one titanic struggle to get along with normal life, It happened because after completing a 12hr shift on the nightshift , I fell asleep while riding my bike back home, I inevitably crashed, and  I flipped upside down with the bike on top of me , I came crashing down head first on to the pavement, It became a very different world for me , 


  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,400 Scope online community team
    Hello @Arjuna What a lovely username you have.

    I'm so sorry to hear about your bike accident and resultant head injury.  Have you received medical support for your feelings of shock and inertia?  That must be very tough. 

    We have some discussion groups that you might find interesting, such as our Invisible impairments board where our members share their stories and symptoms that can't be 'seen'.  Maybe something will resonate with your experience on there.

    If you need any support with anything, please give us a shout.  All the best  <3
    Online Community Co-ordinator

    Want to tell us about your experience on the online community?  Talk to our chatbot and let us know.

    Concerned about another member's safety or wellbeing? Flag your concerns with us.
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,473 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome on board 

    Sorry to hear about your tragic accident and how this has impacted your life 

    We are here to support you in anyway we can feel free to join in or ask questions it's a very friendly forum 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,478 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Arjuna - I commented on your thread about ESA that Poppy has been helping you with; her advice is certainly great, & I'm sure you'll find it very helpful.
    As far as your life-changing head injury goes, I wonder if you have been in touch with Headway, which might also be a useful resource. Please see: https://www.headway.org.uk/
    You'll also find there's nearly always someone here to talk to, as this is a very friendly & supportive community. Do keep in touch. :)
  • Arjuna
    Arjuna Member Posts: 16 Connected
    What a lovely community of friendly supportive good people! good to be apart of it , and if I can be of help to anybody out there , it will be my humble honour.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 9,644 Scope online community team
    Thank you for sharing your experience @Arjuna :) We look forward to seeing you around! Please do continue to get stuck in with any discussions that interest you. Your advice and support would be greatly appreciated by our other members, I'm sure. 
    Online Community Coordinator, she/her

    Concerned about another member's safety or wellbeing? Flag your concerns with us.

    Want to tell us how we're doing? Complete our feedback form now.
  • Arjuna
    Arjuna Member Posts: 16 Connected
    Thanks Tori , I certainly will ! , and just to answer Chiariads  , I have been in , or I have tried to make contact with headway , and I have to say its been a disappointing experience , for me personally! , Id really wish they had a shopfront , where you could just walk in and make contact, but I never seen any, I  have to say overall, its never been an avenue I felt any encouragement to go down ,  


Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.