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  1. PIP Mystery following my letter to case manager

    Hi all,

    A funny thing today - my son has an award of PIP until 2021 awarded when he was 16 on change over from DLA. I decided to write to Case Manager a few weeks ago as he is now nearly 20 and...
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    Hi Shelob - sounds as though you are very low and...

    Hi Shelob - sounds as though you are very low and I can only imagine how distressing it is to feel your life is overshadowed so much by the very agencies who are supposed to support vulnerable...
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    As pmlindyloo says, you can still apply for...

    As pmlindyloo says, you can still apply for Carers and can only be paid the difference if it is greater than your pension, and nothing at all if it is less than your pension, but you should be...
  4. Thread: New user

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    I may be wrong, but I think you could just start...

    I may be wrong, but I think you could just start a brand new claim from scratch if you can't face an appeal?? There is always the chance for you to then express your difficulties differently and you...
  5. It is possible to secure a PIP award with...

    It is possible to secure a PIP award with Autism/Aspergers so please do have a go at least! The PIP is more concerned about how your condition affects your ability to carry out the tasks and any...
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    You don't tend to get much up to date FME with...

    You don't tend to get much up to date FME with autism, especially once an adult :/ in our county, you're diagnosed, offered an intro to asd course, told you can 'acces services' until age 18 - then...
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    Thank gus, he had paper based last time so who...

    Thank gus, he had paper based last time so who knows!
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    Thanks David, sorry for confusion, would expect...

    Thanks David, sorry for confusion, would expect AR1 late next year but 2 or 3 of his peers have had them 2 years early! So am just thinking of 'updating' things in case one drops on the doormat. But...
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    Thanks pmlindyloo - not offended at all! But my...

    Thanks pmlindyloo - not offended at all! But my concern is how to be totally honest on the form, detailing examples of changes where relevant, whilt getting the point across that there is no...
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    PIP Review Advice Please?

    Morning all,

    I am representing a young person with autism who was awarded PIP a few years ago and is due for review late next year. As some of his peers (also autistic) had similar time awards but...
  11. Make sure your difficultie with Aspergers are...

    Make sure your difficultie with Aspergers are represented in your assessment! I don't know about you, but in my experience of autism which is extensive, it is without a doubt a lifelong developmental...
  12. Donna, wishing you the right outcome from your...

    Donna, wishing you the right outcome from your reassessment! Hope you don't have to wait too much longer to hear
  13. Some people have experienced the social...

    Some people have experienced the social media/phone/text /pet questions and feel that they have been used as a way to gauge how 'socially motivated' you are - ie. if you can chat on facebook you have...
  14. Nukecad - it's basically something that he can...

    Nukecad - it's basically something that he can manage now due to intensive training, no interaction with driver needed due to student travelcard, me giving him exact money for fare and bus stops...
  15. does reporting a change of circumstance always result in a new form & reassement?

    Hi I just wondered if anyone has experience of reporting a possible change of circumstance?? I have a situation where I'm not sure whether there is one or not, a subtle improvement in 'going out'...
  16. Thread: Election

    by autismmom
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    Beau I very much share your opinion!! I saw this...

    Beau I very much share your opinion!! I saw this 'joke' the other day, which I found quite funny but unfortunately, probably rather apt:
    Politician decides between Heaven and Hell – While walking...
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    Hi, your Dad's age in itself shouldn't be an...

    Hi, your Dad's age in itself shouldn't be an issue. If however, he is in receipt of State Pension, then he would only actually get any money from Carers if the amount of Carers (about £62 per week??)...
  18. PIP Awards - may cause suspenson of Carers Alowance - please read!!!

    Hi everyone, just thought I would share. My son has recently been awarded PIP after transferring from DLA. The info on DWP websites etc leadds you to believe that Carers Allowance, if already being...
  19. Just a quick update, after involving my MP on 5...

    Just a quick update, after involving my MP on 5 March, they rang DWP on 6 March. On Sunday 8 March I had a phone call from a decision maker to say he had made decision that morning - enhanced on...
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    Hi MrsMuckle, Try not to worry too much -...

    Hi MrsMuckle,

    Try not to worry too much - Capita did a paper based assessment report without a face to face for my son and he has secured a positive outcome. Normally, they will do a paper based...
  21. DLA>PIP Update - Autism - Bumpy journey but success!!!!

    Hi everyone,

    My prevous posts detail my PIP journey so far so won't repeat all of that here in detail. In brief, PIP form returned 17 Dec. Capita report sent to DWP 7 Jan with no Face to...
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    Too many brown envelopes!

    Just a quick vent....... PIP paper based assessment sent to DWP by Capita 2 Jan, paper copy scanned in 7 Jan - no decision yet - been 6 weeks today.
    Got DWP Brown envelope last week and looked at it...
  23. As someone who has just read this thread, I risk...

    As someone who has just read this thread, I risk being shot down for my comments but am in a particularly hormonal mood tonight so what the heck!
    Firstly, poor Snowy, who started this thread, has...
  24. PIP computer glitch - you couldn't make it up!!!

    Hi everyone, as per my previous threads, sent PIP forms in mid December, rang Capita 5th January who said they had done paper based assessment and returned to DWP. Rang PIP helpline a couple of weeks...
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    I certainly wouldn't slate you for having an...

    I certainly wouldn't slate you for having an opinion!! Like in any walk of life, there are people who care about what they do and have a genuine desire to help others secure the most appropriate...
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