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pip assessment

Charlie5 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi,I had my first pip assessment 2 days ago,based on having depression,anxiety.ocd,and being referred for autism,im on a open referal for autism and could take up to 2 years for this to be done,though on the autism test my score was high.I went there with a letter of support from my doctor.a list of medication I am on,and a letter from local a/e after my doctor advised me to go there afteR i had chest pains,which turned out to be a anxiety attack.My question is,will they take into account I may have autism at this stage?/also I got a txt from dwp just about 80 mins after my assessmet saying they had received the written report from assessor,is that normal?,im so stressed over it all,I dont think I will score enough points(sorry for long post)


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,381 Disability Gamechanger
    PIP isn’t about a diagnosis. What they look at is how your conditions affect you against the 12 PIP descriptors. Many people claim PIP without any diagnosis.

    The report being returned so quickly after the assessment doesn’t mean anything other than the assessment was completed. A decision can take up to 12 weeks after the report was returned. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Charlie5
    Charlie5 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
    AHH thankyou for letting me know this information.


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