The claimant having a high IQ along with autism did not prevent a claim that he suffered a ‘severe impairment of intelligence’ and so disentitle him to the higher rate of mobility under the Disability Living Allowance regulations. Autism could constitute an arrest of development, and also severe impairment of intelligence and social functioning.
Gazette 17-Nov-1999, Times 12-Nov-1999
England and Wales
Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.83604