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    Hi all ive been on my DSP since age 16 and now 28. When i was 8 years old i was in a car crash and suffered brain injury. Im blind in one eye deaf in one ear. Centrrlink says my pension is up for review due to new government rules. Has anyone else been reviewed lately with good outcome? The stress is causing my anxiety to go haywire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kazza87 View Post
    Hi all ive been on my DSP since age 16 and now 28. When i was 8 years old i was in a car crash and suffered brain injury. Im blind in one eye deaf in one ear. Centrrlink says my pension is up for review due to new government rules. Has anyone else been reviewed lately with good outcome? The stress is causing my anxiety to go haywire.
    Hi kazza do u have good doctors etc? I am very stressed about this. I'm in process of applying for NDIS etc. I've been on pension same amount time as you didn't get youth allowance. But would be screwed without it. Just like before lots of medical documents. They need to know you can't work etc there is a 20 point medical system I think it's called or conditions if u can google it. It's very hard also don't forget u can appeal.

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    Hi i went and seen my gp. Uploaded paperwork to centrelink and they told me i need a job capacity appointment. Ive been to see an audiologist about my hearing. Seeing optometrist on 27th about eye. Hope they just let me stay on my pension as im unable to work.

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    I'm not an expert on it but a lady I work with her hubby is on disability and has been for about 10 yrs now (car engine landed on his back at work) and his is up for review aswell she gets a small carers pension so can only work limited hours etc but one of their kids is at home still they help out when home. Hope you have some help at home with your kids and your DP/DH

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    I haven't been reviewed yet I've been on it since 2006 fx mine doesn't come up as my doctors are interstate.

    Good luck pleaS reply don't forget to appeal if anything bad happens

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    thanks i will keep you guys updated as to what goes on. my hubby is helping me compile a heap of paperwork to go with us.

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    I would be getting letters from specialists, not just on the issues but why you can't work at all.

    My Dh is legally deaf in one ear and bad in the other. Given he's applicable for a hearing aid I doubt he'd be able to get Disability (he works FT). Maybe that's an option to access a free hearing aid?

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    i went to the audiologist and she was suprised to see i have no ear canal at all completely closed over. she tested that ear and no hearing at all and my other ear is not 100% hearing either. i think they will find someway to boot me off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kazza87 View Post
    i went to the audiologist and she was suprised to see i have no ear canal at all completely closed over. she tested that ear and no hearing at all and my other ear is not 100% hearing either. i think they will find someway to boot me off.
    To be eligible for a disability pension your medical issue has to limit your work capacity quite significantly though, I would think you probably wouldn't qualify.

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    Thanks im thinking im not going to qualify and have to go on newstart or some thing. Just curious how thatll work as my hubby is on a pension to. Hes not being reviewed as hes over 35. Oh well


 

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