A two-page summary about claiming Disability Living Allowance, the main benefit for disabled children, which is there to meet any extra costs of being disabled.
A personal budget sets out the amount of money that is available to spend on support for a child, to meet their assessed needs in health, education and social care. This factsheet explains how parents can have more say in how the money is spent, including direct…
This guide aims to answer questions parents may have about returning to work, and what support is available at work so they can manage working and caring for their disabled child.
Parents of disabled children may be able to get help from their local authority to make looking after their child easier for them. This factsheet explains how parents may access this help.
The government have scrapped the rules which previously stopped payment of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP) when a child was in hospital. This factsheet explains the new rules (July 2016).