Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Hi my name is Mark

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MarkM88
MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
Just wanted to introduce myself as I was put in touch with Scope Forums by another charity. I mainly joined because I support my mum with her disability, she has a visual impairment and registered partially sighted, and the other reason is because I am passionate about disability rights, equal opportunities, inclusion and equality, and wanted to contribute as much as I can. 

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome glad you have joined 

    Have a look around and feel free to join in we do have a sight impaired section which may help 

    I and lots of members are sight impaired 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,162 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @MarkN88 - & welcome to the community. Thank you for joining to support your Mum, & it's great you want to contribute in the forum. The section on Scope about visual impairment can be found here: https://forum.scope.org.uk/categories/visual-and-hearing-impairments
    Please do join in with any other topics of interest, & I'm sure you'll find many, by looking at the 'Recent discussions' link at the top of the page. I look forward to seeing you around. :)

  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,103 Disability Gamechanger
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    @MarkN88 hi Mark and welcome to the scope forum, look forward to seeing you around and your contributions, hope you are well today? Have you got snow? we have here.

    2024 Election won

  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    Thanks to you all. I am well, yes. I do not have snow either, it was just lashing it down with rain this morning but its aright now. I kind of hoped I would get some snow as I like to see it, although don't like going out in it. 
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,740 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @MarkN88 and welcome to our community.  It's lovely to meet you. 

    We really welcome contributions from members with lived experience and a passion for disability rights so you will fit right in here :)  

    How are you and your mum coping with lockdown?  I hope it's going as well as it can.

    I'd second visiting the links mentioned above, and look forward to speaking to you some more.  
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