For our friends who live in scotland their are benefits that you can claim to support you whether you have a Neuro diversity and/or physical Disability. The Scottish Government Social Security Scotland has produced a lot of supporting information to enable individuals to quickly access funding. This funding also does not take into account any current earnings. Companies like Adapt-IT can support you in your claim and help provide supporting information that can assist Social security scotland to make the right decision more quickly.
“Social Security Scotland delivers Adult Disability Payment and Child Disability Payment – money to help with the extra costs of being disabled or having a long-term condition. In order to make decisions on applications, they ask for just one piece of supporting information from a professional. Supporting information includes things like:
care plans or care assessments
social work reports or social work assessments
physical supports such as mobility aids
physical adaptations made to your home
medical reports, letters, records or summaries such as occupational therapy reports, physiotherapy reports, discharge letters from hospitals – anything that will help us to understand your level of need
medical test results or certificates
a formal medication or prescription list showing us the medication that you take
Information can be uploaded online at https://bit.ly/SupportingInformationUploadOnline or sent in by post. Help is also on hand to help people with applications and uploading information – book an appointment with a client support adviser by calling 0800 182 2222.
Find out more at https://bit.ly/SocialSecurityScotlandDisabilityBenefits”
Social Security Scotland’s Adult Disability Payment replaces the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) scheme.
Below are Fact sheets to help support your application.
Applying For Adult Disability Payments
Disability Payment FactSheet both written and British Sign Language versions
Guide on providing supporting information when applying for Disability Payments