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Disability Living Allowance For Children

Description

Service Description

The Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a non means tested welfare benefit for children under 16 with an illness or a disability who need help with getting around and/or help with personal care. Children who will turn 16 from 1 October 2013 will be invited to claim Personal Independence Payments, which will gradually replace DLA for adults and young people over 16.

Additional Information

Additional Information

The Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a non means tested welfare benefit for children under 16 with an illness or a disability who need help with getting around and/or help with personal care. Children who will turn 16 from 1 October 2013 will be invited to claim Personal Independence Payments, which will gradually replace DLA for adults and young people over 16.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
All Ages

Costs

Cost
Free

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
No
Do You Have A Waiting List?
No
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Yes

Further Information

Provider Type
Money & Welfare Advice
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Visual Impairment Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Social, Emotional, Behaviour Difficulty (SEBD) Complex Needs Specific Learning Difficulties Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Specific Learning Difficulty Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Tourette's Long Term Medical Conditions Dyslexia Epilepsy Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Physical Disability Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises