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. Citations: … Continue reading Megarry v Chief Adjudication Officer: CA 12 Nov 1999
Disability Living Allowance – Severe Behavioural Problems – section 73(3) Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 and regulation 12(6) of Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations 1991 – meaning of ‘extreme’; meaning of . .