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The Impact Of ME

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  By Jenny in Scope.   Hi, my name is Jenny and I’m 24 years old. I’ve had Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E) for 5 years but have been experiencing chronic pain and fatigue caused by multiple health problems from the age of 16. One of my hobbies is writing my blog: This thing they called recovery. The […]

Extra Costs With A Disability

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  From Scope.   Life costs more for disabled people and their families. Spending more on essential goods and services like; heating, insurance, equipment and therapies. These extra costs mean disabled people have less money in their pocket than non-disabled people, or simply go without. Therefore, disabled people are likely to have a lower standard […]

Tips Suggested By Members Of Our Online Community About Work

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  From Scope.   Negotiating the world of work can seem like a difficult challenge if you’re a disabled person. Fortunately there are many resources that you can draw on to make things a little easier, whether you’re currently experiencing difficulties at work or you’re looking for a job. Read on for our top tips […]

Losing My Young Adult Daughter To M.E.

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  From Scope.   May 7th-13th is M.E Awareness Week 2018. Clare Norton is the mother of Merryn Crofts, who sadly passed away from terminal M.E at the age of 21. Today, Clare talks to us about Merryn’s Legacy, and her personal campaign to raise awareness of the condition. Thanks for sharing your story with us, […]

The Stigma Around Accessible Employment

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  By Pippa in Scope.   My name is Pippa, and I’m a psychology graduate living with chronic illness. I blog about accessible theatre, lifestyle and fundraising at Life Of Pippa, and today I’d like to talk about what I wish others knew about accessible employment. When I was at university, I thought that completing my studies […]

Support To Work

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  Online employment support for disabled jobseekers Support to Work offers advice to disabled people applying for jobs. This employment support can be online, by telephone, Skype or text. It’s open to disabled people who: are working age are looking for paid work have access to a telephone, email and the internet and live in […]

Millions Of Disabled People Feel Lonely, Including Me – Let’s Change This

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  By Hayley Tomkinson in Scope.   Shani is an events manager, disability campaigner and entrepreneur from Walsall. She features in Scope’s new What I Need To Say campaign which highlights the isolation that millions of disabled people face. In this blog, Shani shares her own experiences. At certain times in our lives, we are […]

Scope Role Models

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  What is Scope Role Models? One hour workshops for secondary school students, hosted by Scope and a disabled role model. In a relaxed style, we talk about issues like attitudes, stereotyping and how they impact the lives of disabled people. We then open up for a question and answer session with the students. This […]

Scope – What We Do

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  Our purpose Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here. We provide support, information and advice to more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their families every year. We raise awareness of the issues that matter. […]

Scope Role Models

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  We’re working with secondary schools to help them create inclusive learning environments and start conversations about disability. What is Scope Role Models?   One hour workshops for secondary school students, hosted by Scope and a disabled role model. In a relaxed style, we talk about issues like attitudes, stereotyping and how they impact the […]

Employment Issues, Finances And ESA – Scope

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    From The Scope website.   Get advice and tips on employment and disability, jobseeking, financial issues and ESA benefits. Do you have questions about Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)? Are you looking for advice about working and budgeting as a disabled person, about housing benefits or claiming carer’s allowance? Ask our community by […]

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