Community guidelines

What to keep in mind when using our community

Scope's online community is for anyone with an interest in disability. We hope it will be a useful place to share information and ideas.

The community is not intended as a source of professional or medical advice and support. The opinions expressed don't necessarily reflect Scope's opinions.

Keep it friendly

We want the community to be a safe and supportive place. Please make sure your messages respect other users’ views and suggestions, even if you don’t agree with them.

Take care to present your views tactfully and remember that humour may be misinterpreted. 

A post may be removed if we think it might be,

  • impersonating someone
  • against the law
  • harassing, inaccurate, defamatory, abusive, offensive, pornographic, racist, sexist, threatening, vulgar, obscene, hateful or otherwise inappropriate
  • advertising
  • infringing copyright.

Or if it contains,

  • personal information not suitable for public viewing like address, email or phone number
  • content not relevant to the community
  • medical advice.

Read the full terms and conditions for using this website.

Keep it safe

Please be careful about sharing information:

  • Always check that information you get is correct and appropriate. 
  • Don’t present opinions as facts. 
  • Share only trusted resources. 

Report a post if you feel anyone is breaching these guidelines, or if you have any concerns about the user.

Scope reserves the right to remove any messages that breach our community rules. 

More about staying safe online.