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Disability benefits

Benefits for disabled students

October 2021
If you are a full-time student with a long-term illness or disability you may be able to stay on benefits while you are studying.

Terminal illness and child disability payment

Special rules for child disability payment if your child is terminally ill

Scotland Webinar: It’s here! The new child disability payment from Social Security Scotland 1 December 2021

1st December 2021
Online Scotland
From 22 November 2021 child disability payment (CDP) will replace disability living allowance (DLA) for children for new claims across Scotland. Aimed at people who are already familiar with the...

Child disability payment launches today

26 July 2021
Browse our elearning, resources and training about this new benefit in Scotland

Early Warning System e-bulletin - July 2021

July 2021
In this edition of the e-bulletin, we look at the top issues emerging over the past three months, and provide an update on assessment periods.

Disability assistance

Disability benefits are devolved to the Scottish Government and replacements are in development.

'A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT' - SCOTLAND WEBINAR ANNOUNCED

16 June 2021
Limited capability for work and its effects on universal credit entitlement - Scotland Webinar to take place on 5 October 2021 online

Attendance allowance - an introduction (Scotland) 18 February 2022 ONLINE

18th February 2022
Online Scotland
Attendance allowance (AA) is the main disability benefit for people who have reached pension age. Getting an award of AA can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial...