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Waiting for a PIP assessment

sally1966 Member Posts: 5 Listener
edited August 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
My son is 17 and has autism and ADHD.he went from DLA to pip and he scored 0points.I'm very stressed out iv been waiting since 11th November last year.to say his pup assessor was a liar is truly an understatement.don't know how much longer we have to wait.any advice would be grateful.


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @sally1966   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for sharing.  Sorry what has happened.

    Have you appealed or have you complained. All I can add is to speak to your MP .

    They are interested in what going on.   I know members of our community have done so.

    All of the community can identify what you are going through. I am one.  Myself.

    It is worth contacting CAB .  For any advice . I would suggest.

    Have a look also at any of our benefit advice we have to get information.  Would help.

    We are a supportive, friendly community . Care and share.   Hope we can be of help. Ready to listen.

    Take care.

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  • Yadnad
    Yadnad Posts: 2,856 Connected
    Hello @sally1966   

    Have you appealed or have you complained. All I can add is to speak to your MP .

    That is unless you live in the Tatton constituency 
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Posts: 8,838 Connected
    If he’s scored zero points why would you then be waiting for an assessment? The next step would be to submit a mandatory reconsideration request. Neither that nor lodging an appeal would ordinarily trigger a further assessment. I’m a little concerned you’ve been poorly advised to make a new claim?
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,557 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @sally1966, when your son got 0 points did you appeal this decision? Is this the assessment that you are waiting for?


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