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DLA mobility for autism /adhd
A friend has asked for advice about the above. Their child has HR care but standard mobility. They really need a blue badge for their child as they have frequent melt downs where they run into road, sit down & refuse to move so have to be picked up and carried out of way of traffic- not easy as they are getting older. If they get upset/angry/frustrated they will kick out, throw objects , hit parents. My friend tries to park as far away from other vehicles at car parks/supermarket etc to avoid any damage to another vehicle or hoping it's quieter as impatient drivers tooting horns will scare him but this makes it difficult if she has to carry him out of venue back to car as he's fighting her and he's heavy. He does mask his condition in school so after school is shattered and often falls asleep in car on way home. Council will not issue badge on discretionary grounds on based on HR DLA mobility.
They asked DWP to look at via a change I'd circumstances. Their letter says .
Any advice. The DLA application had supporting evidence on his diagnosis and how it affects him plus from school where he has1:1 since reception and is currently going through new statement in readiness for secondary school.
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