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TOPIC: DLA for children

DLA for children 6 years 2 months ago #68606

My 3 year son has autisum and sensory intergration dysfuction he has no sense of danger what so ever, has to have somone to watch him at all times , he gets mid rate care but after seeing his consultant this am she thought he should get mobility i so confused as i didnt think they could get mobility till they were 5 if anyone could give me advice i would very much welcome it thanks.

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Re:DLA for children 6 years 2 months ago #68607

cde11 wrote:

My 3 year son has autisum and sensory intergration dysfuction he has no sense of danger what so ever, has to have somone to watch him at all times , he gets mid rate care but after seeing his consultant this am she thought he should get mobility i so confused as i didnt think they could get mobility till they were 5 if anyone could give me advice i would very much welcome it thanks.

The rules are Higher rate mobility is not payable to children under 3 years old and lower rate mobility is not payable to children under 5 years old.

Higher rate Mobility is usually paid to adults and children who have physical difficulties with walking.

Gordon

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Re:DLA for children 6 years 2 months ago #68608

because he has no sense of danger and he cant walk if somthing distresses him which could be a loud car,too many people he wont walk into shops because of the aircon get very distressed will fall to the floor, it is not him being naughty like people think he is cos he cant do it does this not apply ??

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Re:DLA for children 6 years 2 months ago #68609

cde11

The issues of LRM and HRM eligibility are discussed in more detail on page 16 of the DLA Claims for Children with Mental Health issues in the Members Only area.

Gordon

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Re:DLA for children 6 years 2 months ago #68761

thanks very much for your help :-)

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