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TOPIC: PIP Agoraphobia

PIP Agoraphobia 1 week 1 day ago #240168

What I don’t understand is how is with agoraphobia are supposed to be able to cope with a hearing ? I can’t possibly go to anything like that. Are there any video appeals for folk like us?

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PIP Agoraphobia 1 week 1 day ago #240172

Hi Katie

I've moved your post to its own topic, we ask members not to post their questions in other member's topics as it can lead to the wrong advice being given or taken. The post you posted on was over 3 years old.

In answer to your question, have you looked in our 'Members Only Guides' www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/help-for-claimants/pip ?

Half way down the page you will come across PIP Appeals and just below that there is a link to 'Guide to PIP appeals', two links below that you will see another link called 'PIP mandatory reconsideration and appeal submissions' you will find information on agoraphobia, have a look at page 19 for an example of agoraphobia and how to do a submission.

You may want to ask for a paper hearing if you cannot attend a hearing in person, look at our guides on paper hearings for more information.

Gary

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PIP Agoraphobia 1 week 1 day ago #240180

I've had two tribunals - one was meant to be FaceTime/Skype but the equipment didn't work so I just had a kind on conference telephone hearing with everyone there on loudspeaker etc so they could ask questions about my mental health. The other was a paper based hearing.
So they are possible if you request them.
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