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Hi, my name is juliesparkle!
Hello people. i've never joined anything like this, but in looking for help in the last few years Scope have alwaysunderstand me, the people have what I call 'smiley voices'. Over the last 8 years, since Breast Cancer, I have suffered from significant Cognitive Basically Dysfunction, due to Aggressive Chemo. It affects every area of my life, problems re memory, numbers.letters, slow thought processes,& more. It is no different now than 8 years ago. Because it is a 'hidden disability'it has caused major problems with the DWP. It took 2 years, & 2 Tribunals before the dwp accepted my Cognitive Disability, & gave me Enhanced Mobility & Daily Living points. They ignored 3 letters from my Oncologist, told me plainly that I 'didn't' have Cognition problems, many times. It concerns me that if the DWP don't recognise Cognition it will affect so many people who have Cognition problems, not just from Chemo' but any type of brain injury. I had a scan done, & it showed Atrophy of the frontal lobes,. it made no difference to the DWP. I just hope someone suffering from this debilitating & humiliating condition knows they aren't the only sufferers.. Julie Sparkle xxx