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TOPIC: PIP2 DWP New best friend & alternative format!!

PIP2 DWP New best friend & alternative format!! 5 days 10 hours ago #237281

I contacted the ‘Alternative Format Team’ on 6 Sep 19 and received a “ We are very busy” etc.
I received a text message from the DWP on 11 Sep 19 confirming receipt of my PIP-1 and I’ve received a second text today saying that my PIP-2 form has been sent. I am away from home now for 2 weeks, but, unsurprisingly, I am preoccupied with my DLA to PIP transition.

Has anyone out there had any experience with an ‘Alternative Format’ PIP-2? I struggle with writing due to my malfunctioning right hand/arm and managed my very recent ESA application by using the digital, online form. I am even travelling with the excellent B&W PIP Guide so I can at least read that and prepare myself for when I get back home. I believe the PIP-2 is just a mere 40 pages long, or am I wrong?

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PIP2 DWP New best friend & alternative format!! 4 days 18 hours ago #237306

Sue

You do have the option of typing your answers on separate pages and attaching them to the PIP2 form.

Gordon
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PIP2 DWP New best friend & alternative format!! 4 days 17 hours ago #237318

Thanks Gordon. I had thought I would do that and indicate on the PIP-2 to see attached. I am just surprised the alternative format is not an option from the start. I am sure I am not alone in finding handwritten form filling a challenge, especially when you’re telling them your life story.

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