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I want to take the musical about my life to the Edinburgh festival | Scope’s Blog

Amy Golden, who has cerebral palsy, tells us how she’s been sharing her story with the world, and hopes to take a musical written about her to the Edinburgh festival.

When I was 3 weeks old I had meningitis, I nearly died. The doctors thought I would have a learning disability. But mum knew I didn’t. She said she saw it in my eyes.

I have cerebral palsy now which means I can’t walk or talk. I can move my right arm but nothing else. I have a chart in front of me with the alphabet and words on it I use a lot. I talk to people by pointing to that, often spelling things out letter by letter. Some people wonder why I don’t use a voice machine but I would feel like it wasn’t my voice. This way does feel like it is my voice…

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