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Hi, my name is SonyaKBlackburn! I'm looking for Cancer Support Groups for people with CP

SonyaKBlackburnSonyaKBlackburn Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited March 27 in Cerebral Palsy
Hello:  I live in Oklahoma.  I am looking for. Cancer Support Group in my area for individuals with Cerebral Palsy.  How do I find one?
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  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 12,055 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    We are predominantly a uk based group so wont really have any connections 

    Can you look in internet or do you have any cancer charities or co charities available to help 
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 
  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Posts: 4,684

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    hello @SonyaKBlackburn

    Welcome to the community :) 

    Do you have any charities in your area that would be able to advise? I'm not sure who pointed you in our direction, but as mentioned above we are mainly a UK based forum of people. It's great to have you here though, you're more than welcome :) 
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  • Tori_ScopeTori_Scope Posts: 5,696

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    Hi @SonyaKBlackburn :) Welcome to the community.

    Could you perhaps speak to a doctor about your situation to see if they know of any local groups that could help?

    Just to let you know, I've moved your post into our CP category and renamed it slightly so that other members will be able to find it more easily. 
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  • Richard_ScopeRichard_Scope Posts: 2,882

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    edited March 30
    Hi @SonyaKBlackburn
    Great to meet you and you ask a very good question. There certainly wasn't any support groups when I had cancer. I was pretty much left to get on with it despite the added challenges of CP. Have you contacted and cancer support groups in Oklahoma?

    I wrote this about my experiences.
    Having cancer as a disabled person — Scope | Disability forum
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