Benefits for disabled students
This half-day course aims to provide participants with an understanding of the social security benefits and tax credits that can be claimed by students with a disability or long-term health condition. It will also cover the situation where someone falls ill during their course, which may require them to take time out.
The course covers:
• The different benefits that are available for people with a disability or long-term health condition
• Universal credit rules for disabled students
• The treatment of student income for benefits that can be claimed by students with a disability
• What benefits a student who falls ill during their course may be able to claim