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Have (possible) extra info, after posting... any experience?

SonOfYorick
SonOfYorick Community member Posts: 10 Listener
Realised I should have maybe mentioned how my brain makes driving an impossibility, given that I work mostly in manual labour and a lot of jobs there call for drivers.

Now I got a text today saying my statement will be getting the mandatory reconsideration treatment by 7th Feb. 

Is it worth me calling up to make a verbal statement regarding how my ADHD makes me a danger at 4mph on two legs, and that it impedes my ability to accept certain temp jobs?

and will this, at the state I am now, mean a delay?

Comments

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,186 Disability Gamechanger
    PIP isn’t about your ability to work. 
    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.
  • SonOfYorick
    SonOfYorick Community member Posts: 10 Listener
    should would it be worth pointing it out in context of stopping me having any general access to driving , never mind work ?
  • TheManFromLondon
    TheManFromLondon Community member Posts: 104 Pioneering
    edited January 30
    should would it be worth pointing it out in context of stopping me having any general access to driving , never mind work ?
    Thats the point of PIP, how your disability affects you, and you alone, So the answer is yes. But it is also important if your disability prevents you from working, because it affects your ability to achieve self actualisation, and as a consequence be separated from social life, having goals in life, being motivated, having stable and meaningful relationships etc

    So tell them all, driving, work etc, everything affected from your disability.

    With all that said, if not already, explore Universal Credit and LCWRA.

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