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Hello,

My name is Simeon Wakely and I have a disability called Spina Bifida. I have created this website to raise awareness of what it is like to live with a disability and also to support young people who have similar challenges. When I was 7, I became aware that I could not walk and realised that I was different from other people.

However, I did not fully understand why and did not know anything about spina bifida. This realisation happened one day when I was at school and it was only later that evening that I was able to talk to my parents about it. They were really upset that I had found it out at school and not from them. It can be quite lonely and scary to discover that you are different. I want to help young people who are dealing with their disability.