Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Hi, my name is James67!

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James67
James67 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi everyone, I am a 55 year old man, born in Cardiff, diagnosed as a baby and now living on the south coast of England. I have spastic diplegia affecting my legs and have had many surgeries to lengthen Achilles tendons, hamstrings and foot bone fusions to help keep me mobile. I think I generally have a positive outlook on life and have probably experienced the full range of emotions associated with living with a visible disability, including denial, sadness and anger. However, I genuinely love life and would like to help and support those living with CP in whatever way I can. No doubt many of you will also be able to offer me advice and I look forward to being an active member of the community. 

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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Good Morning @James67 welcome to our great, friendly group. Glad to have you join us, a few of us like to spend time in the virtual coffee lounge we have informal chats about any thing and a few games/arts going on. Were a great bunch of people all with our own different disabilities.
    When your ready have a look around the site, there is a lot to see, you can join in on any of the chats/debates or ask your own question. Any problems just ask, someone is bound to be online. Enjoy.
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @James67

    Welcome to the community! :)

    Hope you are well today? Have you had a chance to look around the forum yet? 
    Hannah - She / Her

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