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  • Disabled people

    Chat with other disabled people.

    Here you can chat with other disabled people about all things related to disability, from accessibility and attitudes, to issues that you are currently facing or changes and improvements you’d like to see.
    RSS Feed 2.7K discussions 14.7K replies Most recent: Disability at work by pollyanna1052 12:26PM
  • Parents and carers

    The place to chat and seek help for carers of disabled people and parents of disabled children.

    If you need advice about caring for disabled children or adults, our online community can provide help and reassurance. Join one of our discussions on everything from childhood disability and development to home care, or start a new one to discuss your needs and concerns as a carer.
    RSS Feed 1.3K discussions 5.9K replies Most recent: Looking for a safe online area for my 10-year-old daughter with CP by DaveyJones 11:47AM
  • Disabled parents
    Share your experiences of parenting as a disabled person and get advice from other disabled parents. Join an ongoing discussion below, or start a new one by clicking the 'New discussion' button.
    RSS Feed 74 discussions 496 replies Most recent: Mind and Body by Sam_Scope October 24
  • Coffee lounge

    Pour yourself a brew and chat about anything.

    Want to chat about something outside of our disability forum categories? Enter our virtual coffee lounge, and chat to other community members about anything and everything.
    RSS Feed 1.4K discussions 16.9K replies Most recent: What will you do today for yourself (selfcare) by woodbine 6:04PM
  • Disability news
    RSS Feed 196 discussions 1.3K replies Most recent: Scope's GE2019 Manifesto for Disability Equality by newborn November 30
  • Events, research and opportunities
    This is the place to post all events, surveys and opportunities relating to disability and related issues.
    RSS Feed 1K discussions 2.2K replies Most recent: Study: Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic pain and experiences of stigma by Deb1967 2:52PM
  • Guest blogs

    Regularly updated blog posts on a wide variety of issues.

    There are always key issues relating to disability worth talking about, and here you can read disability articles from disabled bloggers, professionals and people with a story to tell. If you’re interested in writing a guest post, contact Scope’s community team at [email protected]
    RSS Feed 367 discussions 3.7K replies Most recent: All-encompassing isolation when living with a chronic illness by Jean Eveleigh 6:17PM
  • Reasons to be cheerful
    Life can be difficult sometimes, and we see many of these stories here in the community. But there are also stories of hope, little moments that bring a smile to your face and lift your spirits. This is the place for those stories, and we hope that you will share with the community your successes, your positive slants and any other reasons that you have found to be cheerful.
    RSS Feed 178 discussions 1K replies Most recent: Homelesness by Tammyjane33 November 19