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    High rate care and mobility for epilepsy.

    I just got my pip decision today, and it is high rate for both. So anybody with epilepsy and depression out there, it is possible.

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    Congratulations, always great to hear the success stories.
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    Cheers. Jees I wasnt expecting it to be as good as that.

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    Fluffy carpit can I ask types u have my child has tonic /.absents , medicated ,

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    Congrats on your award, now you can relax.

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    that,s good news, as mags said, you can relax now

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    Thank you Mags & Deebee x. Stacy, it makes no difference whatsoever what type of seizures you have, it is all about how it impacts your day to day life. It impacts mine massively hence the higher rates. x

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    From what I have been reading on other forums Stacy, it does seem like it is hard to get pip for epilepsy. I just think it depends on how severe the epilepsy is. I don't know how severe your child's epilepsy is, but I have seizures 20+ times a day, and I would need a calculator to work out how many I have on a night lol. But like I say, they take into account the frequency of the seizures and how badly it effects your day to day life. So somebody having 1 seizure per month for example would probably struggle to get pip in my opinion unless they had other problems that would get them points. x

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    Absents daily ,tonic ones unperdicable she got other issues thou , ASD , learning difficties , scolisis spine , Hypermobility , I wrote about her seizures but concentrated on ASD more as thst effects her daily
    She does get dla has since a wee girl , and that's made up due to her fits to , she on max does of tables to control , can I ask if you see your seizures clinic often x

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    Quote Originally Posted by fluffycarpet View Post
    From what I have been reading on other forums Stacy, it does seem like it is hard to get pip for epilepsy. I just think it depends on how severe the epilepsy is. I don't know how severe your child's epilepsy is, but I have seizures 20+ times a day, and I would need a calculator to work out how many I have on a night lol. But like I say, they take into account the frequency of the seizures and how badly it effects your day to day life. So somebody having 1 seizure per month for example would probably struggle to get pip in my opinion unless they had other problems that would get them points. x
    To be honest I believe that a lot depends on how and what you put on the PIP 2 form and how much evidence you send in.
    I am also on a specialist forum for just one of my many conditions and as of yet I am the only one that has been refused PIP out of the country. That condition doesn't affect anybody any different. You either have the condition or you don't. All of us on that forum have the same/ very similar needs because of it.
    The only difference is that I didn't get help filling out the PIP2 - others did, and I never sent any evidence in - didn't know what they wanted to see.

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