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Pinpoint DLA to PIP Information Session

Pinpoint will be hosting an information session for parents/carers of children who are currently claiming DLA (disability living allowance) and approaching age 16+ and due to transfer onto PIP.

On: Thursday 19 Sept 2019 10.30am to 12.30pm

At: Queen Mary Centre, Queens Road, Wisbech PE13 2PE

Anjela Jones, Manager from the Welfare Benefits Advice Team will be offering parents free support and assistance with claiming PIP and other connected benefits.

Find out about:

  • Who can help you complete the forms
  • How to become an appointee
  • Who is eligible and what are the rates
  • An overview of the PIP points system
  • What to expect from the telephone call and face to face assessment
  • What to do if your claim is turned down

There’s time for a cuppa after the session.

To book email: jackie@pinpoint-cambs.org.uk

Let’s talk about Transitions

  • Are you the parent of a child with additional needs or a disability who is transitioning to adult services (14 – 25 years old)?
  • Would you like to meet other parents and discuss your experiences?
  • Would you like to work together to gather these views so they can be shared with service providers?

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IPSEA SEND law training day for parents

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Education Advice) has developed training for parents and carers of children and young people with SEND, as well as those who support them (including Local Authority staff, Teachers, School Governors, SENCOs, Learning Support Assistants and volunteer advisers in local support groups).

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