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Severe disability premium and my son visiting me from university

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Melanieann
Melanieann Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi,  i have a question.   My son lives in Nottingham University house.  He comes home to visit me stays couple of weeks goes back.   Would he be classed has living with me on the form?   

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,077 Disability Gamechanger
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    I'm assuming you're asking about the SDP for yourself. In this situation it will depend on where your son is classed as normal residing. If he's classed as normally residing at home with you then you will not be entitled to SDP unless your son also claims a qualifying disability benefit or he's registered blind.
    Only a decision maker can make the final decision. When filling out the form you need to tell them that your son is at Uni living in student accommodation.
    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.
  • Melanieann
    Melanieann Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thank you.   I have written on the form that he's at uni.   We will see what they say.   
  • Melanieann
    Melanieann Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Just an update.  They asked for proof he was in university so i just sent that off.  
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,077 Disability Gamechanger
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    That's understandable. If he's classed as normally residing with you then you won't be entitled to the SDP. If he's classed as normally residing at Uni, then you'll be entitled to the SDP.
    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.
  • Melanieann
    Melanieann Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Yes very understandable they have to check.   
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    If we can answer any other questions or do anything else to support you @Melanieann please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are all here for you  :)
    Community Volunteer Adviser with professional knowledge of education, special educational needs and disabilities and EHCP's. Pronouns: She/her. 

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