This activity looks at your ability to engage with other people.
The legal test is:
Needs social support to be able to engage with other people.
Your ability to engage with other people means to interact face-to-face in a contextually and socially appropriate manner, understand body language and establish relationships.
Social support means support from a person trained or experienced in assisting people to engage in social situations, or someone directly experienced in supporting the claimant themselves (for example a family member), who can compensate for limited ability to understand and respond to body language, other social cues and assist social integration.
When considering whether you can engage with others, consideration should be given to whether you can engage with people generally, not just those people you know well.
When answering the questions think about –
You should put your answers to these questions in the section on the form called "Extra information".
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