PIP Aspergers Syndrome

Claiming PIP with Aspergers Syndrome

Moving from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) on to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) was always going to be a difficult time – for one we (my son and I) struggle with change. But with the horror stories added in to the mix with the uncertainty it wasn’t something we were looking forward to. In fact if … Continue reading Claiming PIP with Aspergers Syndrome

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Personal Independence Payment Reasons for Saying No to Asperger’s Syndrome

Personal Independence Payment the ironic process where people with Asperger’s Syndrome need to be able to communicate their difficulties with communication. I am sure this new disability benefit has affected so many people in so many ways. If you have been following the journey so far then you will know that my son with Asperger’s … Continue reading Personal Independence Payment Reasons for Saying No to Asperger’s Syndrome

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Share our Journey

I first knew anything about Autistic Spectrum Disorder when my younger brother was diagnosed. I remember he liked to play with electrics and plugs and my dad told me to watch Rain Man. Later my oldest son was also diagnosed as having Asperger’s Syndrome before The Sensory Seeker had his assessment. Then there’s the suspicion … Continue reading Share our Journey

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Autistic Spectrum Disorder

About Autistic Spectrum Disorder Those on the Autistic Spectrum have a triad of impairments (imagination, communication and social relationships) that vary from person to person, which mean that they have ongoing social problems. Additional difficulties may include low self-esteem, mental health, learning, physical and sensory. This is accompanied by restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviours, … Continue reading Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Sensory Temperature Issues and Possible Solutions

Sensory Processing Disorder is when the brain struggles with the ability to filter out stimulus from the senses, which  it does not need to function at that time. One of the senses that may be affected is that of temperature. However, sensory temperature issues are not often discussed in their own right. I believe that … Continue reading Sensory Temperature Issues and Possible Solutions