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PIP mandatory reconsideration

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MissMarple
MissMarple Community member Posts: 187 Pioneering
edited March 2022 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I've received my PIP decision letter. It awarded standard rate for mobility with 10 points stating that "Can stand and then move using an aid or appliance more than 20 metres but no more than 50 metres." I do not use any aid as a walking stick or something similar would not help. My issues are fatigue and breathlessness, and post-exertional malaise. I thought I was clear about my mobility issues both in the form and during my assessment. I gave real life examples about how I can only walk 10-20 metres and the crashes that happened whenever I attempted to do more. They don't seem to deny that I have difficulties, but I have no idea where they got this "walking more than 20 metres with aids" from.
I'm going to request a mandatory reconsideration. Should I seek support from CAB or some other organisation? I've read through the advice on MS and ME organisations websites and emphasised my difficulties to perform the activities repeatedly. The idea to explain my issues all over again to someone is daunting. I'd rather just get it done and maybe get help if it goes to tribunal, but I really don't want it to get to tribunal.
Feeling deflated. :(

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