dla

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    DLA

    Hi all Good news - ive been awarded DLA. Low rate mobility and middle rate care Cus of my anxiety and panic attacks and havin to have someone with me outside 90% time and go shops with me etc i am considering applying for a blue badge Have you got a blue badge? What did you say to the council?
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    ESA & DLA. Confused!

    Hi all, Hope someone can help. I have been sent an ESA form. However it states I have been sent this form as I claim Incapacity Benefit, Income Support or Severe Disablement Allowance. I do not claim any of the above. I claim DLA only. Nothing else. I'm aware DLA will change to PIP come October...
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    Surprise, surprise!

    I'm not entitled to any DLA. :BLAH: So fucking pissed off, although I knew I wouldn't get it, it's not the point. Some twat sitting in an office gets to decide what happens in my life, where is the fairness in that?! I try and do what I need to do to keep well, I try really fucking hard but...
  4. Artmuzz

    I've been awarded DLA (Mobility Lower rate)

    After the bad news of been put on ESA (WRAG) I got some good news today. After applying for DLA, I have been awarded DLA at the mobility lower rate:) I was wondering since been put on DLA will the DWP take this in consideration when I'm attending work focus groups on WRAG and possibly just send...
  5. R

    Is it hard to get DLA for depression

    I have always been under the impression that it is near impossible to get DLA for depression. I have suffered depression on and off for a number of years now but the last 3 have been pretty bad years for me and after quite a few appointments with my dr I have now gone onto antidepressants and I...
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    reclaiming overpayment of benefits

    I was on dla for over 6 years and sudddenly it got stopped but when i reclaimed i was given full entitlement back EVENTUALLY. NOW MY PROBLEMS IS is that prior to this all my entitlements where correct and set up and when my dla got stopped everything went wrong once my dla was up and running...
  7. Fairy Lucretia

    DLA change to PIP

    hi I thought some people may find it useful to know ,especially if they are on DLA ,that although the DLA benefit changes over to PIP this year ,it will not affect you yet if you are currently on DLA for an indefinite period.If you get DLA indefinitely you will not be re-assessed for PIP until...
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    Been missing out? Get DLA? Disabled railcard?!

    Well I have just stumbled on this, as I am now over the age of a young person's railcard and we all know how expensive trains are now Let the train take the Strain! Get a disabled persons railcard! | Recovery Wirral It seems to me if you get DLA you can get a disabled railcard, only £18 a year...
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    claiming DLA and part time work

    Hi, I wondered if anyone could help me please? If anyone has had personal experience of this I would appreciate your advice. I am currently claiming DLA for bi-polar 2 and OCD. I receive the highest rate care and lower mobility. I have been volunteering for the past few months at an elderly...
  10. PeggyLuXXX

    PIP to replace DLA and some misleading info...

    Hi there guys!. Here is an excerpt from this site... Factcheck: Will 90,000 disabled people lose Motability vehicles via PIP? | Full Fact "The difference between DLA and PIP mobility components Essentially, however, simply “needing guidance or supervision out of doors” is not enough to...
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    Disability Living Allowence

    Hello ive been suffering from anxiity and depression for 5 years now, ive just been refered to a phyciatrist but not had an apointment yet. I am on medication and work . I have to pay for my meds. Someone said that i should see if i can get dla just wondering if anyone else with similar...
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    I just dont understand

    Ok so I've been formally diagnosed with a personality disorder, and he said i scored very highly on the following; Paranoid personality disorder, Schizoid personality disorder Schizotypal personality disorder Borderline personality disorder Avoidant personality disorder Obsessive-compulsive...
  13. Blindside

    Should i apply for Severe Disability Premium

    I recently had to fill in another renewal claim form for DLA and was awarded middle rate care component. Yesterday i recieved another letter from the DWP claiming i may be entitled to the severe disability premium which i have never been informed about in the past and have been claiming DLA for...
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    ESA - Atos medical advice

    Hiya, It took me 2 appeals and a tribunal to get DLA and I was on DLA for 3 years, then when it came to the renewal they took it off me and i waited 11 months for the tribunal, when i got to the tribunal it all went really well and there was dwp man there who appologised for the trauma i had...
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    dla early advice

    I get dla every month. As of now im totally skint. I was wondering if i ring up thy would pay it a week in advance. Its usually every 4 weeks. I really cant wait. What should i do. Is it worth calling dwp
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    DLA

    Hi. need some advice. Ive been on DLA for a few years due to anorexia and panic attacks etc. I am unable to work right now and am studying with the OU as I am not well enough for uni. They stopped my DLA, i appealed and am now only recieving a small amount of lower rate (i was getting a middle...
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    ESA - DLA - National Insurance Stamps...

    Hi everyone.... I am in the ESA support group although I do not get any £££s as I do not have enough NI contributions. I have 15 years of contributions and am 60 years old going on 61. If I were to top up my NI contributions would that help me get ESA payments? I have been in the US for...
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    second opinion

    hi, has anyone here ever paid for a private psychiatric assesment for a diagnosis. im not rich but just want to know whats wrong with me and mental health team are crap. please let me know how you go about this, i just need an assesment and diagnosis no follow up cant afford that. two...
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    confusion

    hi, wonder if anyone could help me unravel my confusion. i have just filled in dla renewal forms and under diagnosis put schizophrenic psychosis which is what gp put on last supporting letter as my diagnosis that was 3 years ago. today i saw different gp as original one has left, i asked him...
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    Getting A Job While On DLA - what would happen, ie, how do you go about trying out work?

    Getting A Job While On DLA - what would happen, ie, how do you go about trying out work? hello to everyone - this is my first time on this forum. I wonder if anyone can please help answer my query/problem. I receive DLA, (middle rate care component, and lower rate mobility, awarded till...