Thanks for sharing it very informative stuff!!
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You can't get $200 a month for SNAP just for being on the spectrum. Unfortunately they make it as difficult as possible.
Yes...I am unmarried, unemployed with a 2 year old daughter and I only get $115 from Snap a month. I live in VA. (worst state ever to live in for things like this) I have Medicaid but it doesn't cover dental. And dental is very expensive. So basically none of us have our teeth looked after.
I wish I lived in U.K. or Canada This place sucks.
The UK is terrible DONT waste your time
Any means tested benefit is equivalent to INDENTURED servitude now the winter heating allowance for the disabled and pensioners is to be stoppedI guess it depends which kind of benefit you're getting. Student benefits have been very inclusive and helpful, but general disabled benefits like the DLA are subject to the monsterous and disrespectful entry examinations by people like Capita.
I'm not diagnosed yet, however my autism assessor says I am likely asperger's. This link is forbidden, for our boys in blue http://autismalertwilts.com/This may not be a list of all the available cards, as these are just the ones I can find an application form for.
These are free to get your first one, and £1 for a replacement card.
Cumbria: Autism Alert Cards
West Midlands: http://www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/attention
Leicestershire: (not autism specific) Leicestershire County Council | Serving the people of Leicestershire
Rutland: (not autism specific) Leicestershire County Council | Serving the people of Leicestershire
Cornwall: Coming, details here: http://www.dimensionsforliving.org/devon-autism-alert-card-plymouth-torbay
(these I'm less sure on if they're free)Rest of UK
(not autism specific) http://www.south-wales.police.uk/en/contact-us/keep-safe-cymru-card/
Edit: Oops, forgot to say what these are.
They're called "autism alert cards" and you carry them with you (in a wallet or purse) whenever you go outside. Should you get into an emergency situation you show this card to the police/emergency services. They have a space for 2 contacts. They're for anyone with an autism spectrum disorder of any age, from what I can tell.
Me for one.Some Aspies in the UK have been given 0 points for PIP.
I know, it's unfortunate that the ten year light touch PIP assessments are not coming in until 2023 over two years away, dunno why the time delay. Well I could guess but it sounds cynical. Leave people short.
I decided not to inform DLA because my diagnosis won't make a difference to them. In the context of change of circumstances, they are only interested in improvements.
you get a letter from your gp(stating your disability) send it to the relevant transport organisation in your area ,if you're over 60 (I presume?! some proof of age)you get it without medical proof , in my area it's still not free, just very reduced cost, just in case you have to include transport costs in your budget.Hello
I am in the UK
I get DLA middle rate care.
Diagnosed Asperger's in October 2020.
Can anyone tell me if I am eligible for a free bus pass?
Is the general consensus that there's not much help available in the US?
What is the "Open University"? Is it truly free, and can you get an actual college degree?