Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Hi, I am Footloose.

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Footloose Community member Posts: 34 Courageous
I first signed up here some decades ago because my partner has CP and am also a 73-year-old disabled Carer. I was born with Spina Bifida, though until about 30 years ago, this didn't have much of an impact on me until my left leg was amputated and now my other leg one is is giving me a lot of grief!

I fondly remember back in the 70s, buying the Disability Now magazine, which I gather was highly regarded by people like myself and people in Social Services and other associated professions. One year, I bought from your stand (at I think Alexander Palace) one of Spaz's mugs, which sadly fell onto the floor about 15 years ago ...

Scope (which used to be called the Spastics Society) has, and continues to offer a wealth of advice and information on not just CP but the many other disabilities that people put up with. It has also opened the eyes of many who are not disabled, to the various 'challenges' that disabled people and their Carers encounter, plus vigorously promoted many disability-related campaigns.

Thank you for all you have done for many, many decades!

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