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What Post-Impairment Syndrome Has Meant For Me

Ruth has CP and Perthes' Disease and has recently stopped teaching English after 25 years. She lives with her husband and Archie the cat. I can tell you a lot about my CP post-impairment syndrome, ...

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Hi, can cerebral palsy get worse suddenly?

This is something that's been bugging me for a long time now; I've managed my CP very well for the majority of my life, to the point where it barely challenged me at all, but since the age of 16 (I'm ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Welcomes and introductions - 23 Nov 2019

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Disability Sport Scope Blog post

Thank you to @Tori_Scope online community for letting me take part in your new Blog post about accessibility sport. You can find my Quote that i wrote for the blog post in the link below ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Leisure and disability sports - 15 Oct 2020

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Participants needed for virtual workshops on inclusive sportswear design for upper limb impairment.

Hi all, I'm a disabled design researcher at London College of Fashion looking at sportswear design process for people with upper limb impairment. If interested, please let me know! Details below: ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Events, research and opportunities - 24 Sep 2020

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Hi, my name is olivia_99!

I am 21 and have Cerebral Palsy and Cerebral Visual Impairment and it’s mild. I’m wondering if anyone wants to talk about CP or what your experiences are?

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral Palsy - 27 Oct 2020

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'Foot drop' - Any Advice?

Hi - I'm after some advice on 'foot drop' if I may? I'm very aware that it is a minor condition compared to many discussed here, but it is currently causing me some problems and anxiety: In ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Physical impairments and mobility issues - 14 Aug 2020

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National Migraine Week 2020 - Do you have any tips for fellow migraine sufferers?

What's happening? This week (6 to 12 September 2020) is National Migraine week, an annual event organised to raise awareness about migraines and provide support to those affected. Migraines ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Invisible impairments - 9 Sep 2020

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Braille week 2020: Does braille still have relevance in today's tech society?

This past week (5-11 October 2020) has been National Braille Week 2020. Organised by Sight Scotland, the event aims to highlight the importance of braille for blind and visually impaired people. ...

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Are you worried about your job in these times of coronavirus?

Today the news have reported on Scope's research findings that many disabled people are experiencing post-lockdown worry about their jobs. Of the 874 disabled adults spoken to, the BBC tell us: ...

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Understanding psychosis: a guide for young people and their supporters

The British Psychological Society have just released this new booklet around understanding psychosis. It's easy to read and written in a friendly tone so could help any of our community members ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Mental health issues - 30 Sep 2020

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