DLA for children

Level: Standard
NOS: LA49

Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and hard to understand. This course looks at the DLA rules as they apply to children and considers how to fill in the form to avoid pitfalls and get the best outcome from the outset.

This course covers:

• What extra care needs must a child have to qualify for DLA
• The main caselaw on DLA for children
• Basic milestones in childhood development
• The impact of stays in residential schools and care homes

How DLA for a child can increase benefits for the family