DWP demands work fitness test on teen with mental age of five

From the Telegraph and Argus: THE mother of a severely-disabled Bradford teenager with a mental age of five is facing the prospect of a 12-month delay in receiving some of her benefits while an assessment is carried out to see if her daughter is fit to work. Ellie McDonald, 19, of Leafield Grove, Eccleshill, is one of only 13 people in the world known to suffer from the rare genetic disorder Chromosome 7 Deletion. She was born with a part of a chromosome missing and is living with one kidney, … Continue reading DWP demands work fitness test on teen with mental age of five