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Hi, my name is Andy_P!

Andy_P
Andy_P Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi everyone My name is Andy, I have PPMS, and found the site while looking for info about PIP renewal after lockdown. I look forward to meeting you all and hope your all well.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,843 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,
    When you fill out the forms you need to treat it as a new claim even if there’s been I changes.
     You should add a couple of real world examples of what happened the last time you attempted that activity for each descriptor that applies to you. Adding information such as where it happened, who (if anyone) was with you, what exactly happened and what the consequences were. 
    You should expect another assessment because most people have them. 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,579 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Andy_P - & welcome to the community, Andy. Thank you for joining with your kind thoughts. I hope you are keeping well too. I'm sure you'll find the forum helpful, & I see you've already received some good advice from Poppy. I look forward to seeing you around, & do ask any questions. :)
  • Teddybear12
    Teddybear12 Member Posts: 765 Pioneering
    Hi @Andy_P I hope you enjoy being part of the Community. If you have any questions please ask.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 6,030

    Scope community team

    Welcome to the community @Andy_P :) Are you having a good week so far?

    Thanks for telling us a bit about yourself. How do you find living with PPMS? 
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