Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Hi, my name is GlassHalfFull!

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GlassHalfFull
GlassHalfFull Community member Posts: 2 Listener
I might end up being on here a lot! I've got a 14 year old with autism and demand avoidance, a 24 year old cancer survivor with PTSD, and their disabled dad (due to lung cancer). I do all the research on things for all of them, so am always looking for advice, though also happy to give it if I can :-)

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  • JustPete
    JustPete Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 303 Pioneering
    edited March 2022
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    @GlassHalfFull :  WELCOME!  Thanks for joining this community.  I think it is always great when we have new members expanding our 'online world'.  Even more so when people join with their Glass Half Full :smile:

    I hope that we, as a community, will be able to offer advice when you ask for it.  I have a gut-feeling, from your post and username, that we will be asking for advice from you too!

    Feel free to ask away!!!

    Best Wishes and again a very Warm Welcome!
    I am a Scope Community Volunteer Adviser with knowledge of "life"!  Lived experience including employing personal assistants, being gay, sport & leisure inclusion & participation, mental health issues.  

    What is the bravest thing you've ever said? asked the boy. 'Help,' said the horse.  'Asking for help isn't giving up,' said the horse. 'It's refusing to give up.”
  • GlassHalfFull
    GlassHalfFull Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thanks JustPete!  Love the Winnie the Pooh quote, one of my favourites :-)  Look forward to engaging with you all
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome to the community Feel free to join in or ask any questions 
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    A warm welcome from me also @GlassHalfFull thanks so much for sharing a bit about yourself and your family. I hope you find the community a welcoming and supportive place :)

    Please feel free to explore the forum using the categories page, or visit the Coffee Lounge for casual chat and games.

    If there's anything you need a hand with, please don't hesitate to ask.

    Alex
    Online Community Coordinator
    Scope

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  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @GlassHalfFull, I look forward to seeing you take part :) 
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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Morning @GlassHalfFull welcome to this wonderful group.
    You will find lots of help, advice and distraction if you need it.
    Look forward to seeing you around.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @GlassHalfFull

    Welcome to Scope’s forum. It is great to see you have joined us. How are you today? I hope you are well. Is there anything, in particular, that you would like our advice with at the moment? Please do just let us know if we can do anything to support you and we will do our best to help!  :)  

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