This leaflet explains what Disability Living Allowance is, helps you decide if your child may be able to get it and tells you how to claim.
Up to date information about Disability Living Allowance for children is now on GOV.UK.
PDF, 672KB, 12 pages
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a tax-free benefit to help you with the extra costs you may have for a child under 16 because they are disabled.
For more about DLA for children see www.gov.uk/disability-living-allowance-children
Anyone over 16 must apply for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) instead of DLA.
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