The Reality of Marfan Syndrome – Guest Post by Shona

Meet Shona Hi, I’m Shona Louise and I’m from Hertfordshire in the UK. I live with a condition called Marfan Syndrome that has caused various secondary conditions and problems over the years. I’ve had spinal fusion surgery to correct Scoliosis and a total hip replacement, I also live with chronic pain across my body but [...]

The Reality of Cystic Fibrosis – Guest Post by Lucy

Meet Lucy I’m Lucy, I’m 27 and I’m from Newport in South Wales.  Cystic Fibrosis I have a genetic condition called Cystic Fibrosis and CFRD (Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes). But I also suffer with other little minor illnesses from having Cystic Fibrosis. The gene in my DNA which is affected by CF controls the movement [...]

Guest Posts & Freelance Writing

My writing journey began when my first guest post was published on Scope’s Online Community, and I’m immensely grateful for the writing opportunities that I have been offered since. Seeing my written words out in the open, publicly and for all to see, it felt freeing. Ever since an early age, I disliked expressing myself [...]

The Reality of Kyphosis and Scoliosis – Guest Post by Jamie

Content warning – this post briefly mentions blood, and discusses some surgical procedures. 'The Reality Of…' is a series with the aim to raise awareness of disabilities, illnesses, impairments, etc. Also, educating others about the barriers that disabled people and carers face. I hope this series helps to break down misconceptions and stigma. Life doesn’t [...]

The Reality of Cauda Equina Syndrome – Guest Post by Sean

*Content warning - this guest post briefly talks about self-harm, suicide ideation, a specific method of attempting suicide and assisted suicide. 'The Reality Of…' is a series with the aim to raise awareness of disabilities, illnesses, impairments, etc. Also, educating others about the barriers that disabled people and carers face. I hope this series helps [...]

The Reality of Retinopathy of Prematurity & A Positive Experience in Education – Guest Post by Macy

*Links provided below are not commissioned, this means if you decide to purchase a book(s) via the link marked with * I will not receive any commission. The Reality Of…” is a series with the aim to raise awareness of disabilities, illnesses, impairments, etc. Also, educating others about the barriers that disabled people and carers [...]

The Reality of Chronic Pain – Guest Post by Georgina

“The Reality Of…” is a series with the aim to raise awareness of disabilities, illnesses, impairments, etc. Also, educating others about the barriers that disabled people and carers face. I hope this series helps to break down misconceptions and stigma. Life doesn't have to stop when you have a disability. Meet Georgina! Hello! I’m Georgina [...]