Autism and PIP
I am awaiting dwp decision letter from DWP but have assessors report which gives my son who is on the autistic spectrum - nothing for daily living support. She said he could do complex budgeting - he cant - I do all his banking, am joint on his account and he saves £5 for each bill every week in a tin under his bed which I had to work out for him. Also says he can understand complex written information which again he cant as I have to explain every letter he receives to him.
At the end of quite a few descriptors it says although HOC reports he has a diagnosis of Aspergers Syndrome, he has no diagnosed cognitive or learning impairment which would restrict his ability to manage this task and therefore it is medically probable he can manage this task undaided. In other words he doesnt have a learning disability so he can do it. This is so incorrect as Autism affects his thinking greatly.
How can I respond to this when I have to do a Mandatory reconsideration. many thanks