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Hi, my name is cockneyqueen!

cockneyqueen Member Posts: 2 Listener
I’ve recently become disabled at age 56 due to damage to my spinal cord. Only been out of hospital a week and was recommended to join scope for advice, support and friendship.


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,234 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    Sorry to hear of your disability 

    You have come to the right place we can offer support on many subjects like benefits, employment , aids and adaptions just to name a few 

    As well as support in general even if its just a virtual chat 

    Have a good look around feel free to join in or ask any questions 

    We all know how hard it can be to adjust to having a disability and any aspect we can make easier for you we are here to help 
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 5,996

    Scope community team

    Hello and welcome to the community @cockneyqueen :) How are you doing? How has your recovery been?

    Thanks for sharing some information about yourself.

    As Janer1967 has said, you're more than welcome here, and we'd love to have you involved in our discussions. You might like to start by taking a look in the virtual coffee lounge, which is the best place to have a casual chat with our other members. You can also view all of our categories of discussion here, and see what our most recent discussions are here.
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,502 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @cockneyqueen - welcome to this friendly & supportive community, & thank you for joining. You've certainly been advised to come to the right place. We have some lovely members, whom I'm sure you'll get to know. Do you mind me asking what damage occurred to your spinal cord? If you're comfortable in saying, we might have other members with something similar.
    As Tori asks, how are you doing? If you have any questions too, then please ask away. My best wishes. :)
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,923 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @cockneyqueen :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019


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