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Hi, my name is JoLynn!

JoLynn
JoLynn Member Posts: 2 Listener
I saw an add pop up and startrd TO read about your community. I saw an item about isolation and how it has effected us!. I.have Multiple Sclerosis, diagnosed 27yrs ago. So been with me over half my life. I just thought it would be nice to chat with other people who are in the same boat as ME. So I'm looking forward to diving in...

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,379 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Feel free to have a look around and join in 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,614 Disability Gamechanger
    edited June 2
    Hi @JoLynn - & welcome to this friendly & supportive online community. Ever so pleased you read about this & decided to join. So many of our members have said they have felt isolated either due to the pandemic, or the pandemic increasing the sense of isolation some of our members already felt.
    I don't know if this is the item you saw, but Scope have put together some resources that may be helpful, in part relating to isolation. Please see: https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/75929/coping-with-stress-low-mood-and-isolation-a-support-thread
    We have many members with MS, & we all share an understanding about disability, so I'm sure you'll enjoy being a member. I look forward to seeing you about the forum; please do just join in with any discussions of interest, or have a look at our virtual 'Coffee lounge' for some varied informal chats. :)
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 5,005

    Scope community team

    Hello @JoLynn

    Welcome to the community, I'm glad the ads worked :D 

    I'm sorry to hear that you've experienced isolation in the past, but I hope you find this place to be a very supportive, positive outlet for you. Hope you enjoy getting involved. 
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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,941 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @JoLynn :)
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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 6,145

    Scope community team

    A slightly belated welcome to the community from me too @JoLynn :) How are you getting on? Have you had a chance to look around the community yet? I can see that you commented on one of the games in the coffee lounge, which is great. 

    Please just give us a shout if you need anything! 
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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,379 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome from me too 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will

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