Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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JonnycJonny
JonnycJonny Scope Member Posts: 144 Pioneering
I  know it is advised that claimants should not write 'There has been no change ' when filling out the PIP review form but what about where your disability never even had an impact on a certain descriptor - such as Communicating Verbally - and you were not awarded points ?  Can anyone help ? Thank you

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  • Loverofwords
    Loverofwords Community member Posts: 29 Connected
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    Hey.
    For the parts that didn't have an impact on me, I put no change as they already knew those didn't impact me originally and have stayed the same.

    Good luck with your renewal. Hope it goes well. 
  • JonnycJonny
    JonnycJonny Scope Member Posts: 144 Pioneering
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    Thank you for your reply - I thought that must be the case. No impact then no change, obviously. For those descriptors where I was awarded points I have tried to fill out the spaces with as much evidence / information as possible ( no mean feat given how little space there is ) and have provided what I feel is relevant documentary evidence.
    Best wishes to you.

  • Loverofwords
    Loverofwords Community member Posts: 29 Connected
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    I added extra pieces of paper for my descriptors. I've never been good at keeping things short and sweet haha. 
    Try and put as much info as you can.
    :) 


  • JonnycJonny
    JonnycJonny Scope Member Posts: 144 Pioneering
    edited January 2021
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    It is challenging - and at times hard not to repeat what I stated in my original PIP application. I guess they must cross reference the review form with the original application otherwise how can they make a fair decision regarding changes in my condition that impact my daily life. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,159 Disability Gamechanger
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    If that activity doesn't apply to you then just write doesn't apply or not applicable.
    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.
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