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DLA form - help needed....

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fizzyanddizzy Sun 14-Jun-09 20:29:29

So - having spent most of the weekend completing the form, have come to section 36 [!!!]

Should I be getting an statement from someone? will it make a difference? if so who should I ask?

Thanking you lots in advance for any words of wisdom you might have!

lou031205 Sun 14-Jun-09 21:01:51

My statement was done by a good friend who has known DD all her life and happens to work at her preschool. It can be anyone who knows your child.

fatzak Sun 14-Jun-09 21:03:56

We got it awarded without the statement - DS's epilepsy nurse went on holiday and was going to send it when she got back, but we had been awarded by then! I was utterly amazed as I thought that without we wouldn't get it. Guess it depends on how many other professionals they contact perhaps?

sunfleurs Sun 14-Jun-09 22:58:19

I put my DS's SENCO. I don't think they contacted her though and we were awarded it.

longagegap Sun 14-Jun-09 23:50:07

My son occupational therpaist did his but i've only sent mine off , but it doesnt have to be filled in , good luck

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