Take a look at “Confidence” on the tool bar of the Home Page, for inspiration.
In addition, kindly report back to us any illegalities and unpleasantness.
Members who treat others disrespectfully are removed and their membership cancelled (14) Keep other members’ information on this site confidential, as it contains other people’s as well as your own personal information (15) Support and positively promote Outsiders.
Once you get inside the Clubhouse and start enjoying yourself, do think of sending us a donation you can afford.
Read the following and if your answer is Yes to all 4 declarations please proceed to Step 2, (or contact us for help) • I have an email address • I declare that I can handle my own personal affairs and don’t need support in running my life, i.e.
But try not to dismiss people straight away — they may have communication difficulties, just be bad at writing, or be painfully shy.
This is a self-help group (6) Study our Resources on the main website to improve your chances of forming relationships (7) Confidence comes from experience, and success does not always come overnight.
They will also help us send emails to groups of people.
For example, we may need to contact all the gay men, or members living in the Midlands, or visually impaired members, to invite them to an event or give them some special news.
Call one of our helplines for completely confidential advice (10) We know that many disabled people put up with unequal and abusive relationships with parents, staff, friends and lovers, and we ask that members do not suffer in silence, but use our confidential self-help network to take control and improve your life (11) Try to get involved.
Join our online discussions, if possible, attend Outsiders events and activities, and contact other members.
I don’t have a learning difficulty, brain injury or severe mental health problems which prevent me from coping with my life by myself • I am not racist, sexist, homophobic or transphobic, discriminatory against disabled or disfigured people, nor disrespectful to men or women All members shall: (1) When contacting other members, be as honest as you can, while describing yourself in a positive light.