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hi has anyone else been through this. I've been on DLA and ESA for years and since end of Feb my ESA and DLA has been reduced from £240pw to £100pw with no warning. To cut a long story short had my PIP assessment end of 2016. Assessor confused me with a man with different disabilities to mine which wasn't picked up by decision maker, I had to point it out to them and then returned to assessor and all she did was change he's to she's but still had me with his disabilities and not mine. DWP didn't pick up on this again, I had to point it out to them again. They then agreed to reinstate my DLA until I was invited to apply for PIP again. For 12 months I heard nothing then in Feb my DLA stopped no warning. I rang them to find out why and explained why it was reinstated but all they cared about was after my assessment over 12mths earlier it should have been stopped and they don't know why it wasn't so they stopped it without warning also I had no right to appeal as I had to appeal within a month of the original decision a year earlier. I immediately put in a claim for PIP. I was told my DLA would continue until a decision was made. I never received anymore payments from DLA as again they said my DLA claim stopped a year ago. Besides losing £80 a week which was a big struggle. The knock on affect was that in mid August ESA stopped my disability premium as I was no longer in receipt of payment from DLA or PIP, again with no warning. I had an assessment for ESA to continue the payments a matter of months earlier and they classed me as disabled and said I needed the extra disability premium but that didn't matter or they didn't care. Since then I have finally had my PIP assessment beginning of September as my original appointment had to be cancelled due to a seizure that morning and am waiting to receive my decision. Because of this stress my health is getting worse especially with my 9yr old's birthday and Christmas coming up. I would look for a job but have actually been told I'm unemployable and when I went to a work focused group I was asked what jobs/ courses would I like to train for and when I gave them a list of my issues including that any job would have to be term time and said let me know what jobs I can realistically apply for and I would willingly train for them, they offered me Art Therapy and Arts and crafts courses.