Medical guidance for DWP staff who make decisions on child cases for Disability Living Allowance.
This guide for staff is written with help from experts involved in patient care. It contains background information on the most common medical conditions relevant to claims for Disability Living Allowance for children – not all medical conditions. It covers the treatment, the likely disabling effects, the likely impact on ability to self-care and get around and the likely duration of needs.
Printed versions of this guide are not available.
Why we publish this guide
We publish this guide to help people understand how we make decisions.