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Disability benefits

Child disability payment launches today

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

Child disability payment and terminal illness

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

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...

Assessment delays for ill health and disability - update report

12 May 2021
An update to the report we published at the beginning of 2021 highlighting that delays carrying out assessments for disability benefits meant that many disabled people were not receiving or were losing support intended to help them meet the additional costs of their disability.

Falling Through the Net - Briefing 3

15 April 2021
This is the third in a series of regular briefings which highlight some of the persistent gaps in support that exist for children and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence of these gaps is drawn from our Early Warning System (EWS) which collects case studies from frontline practitioners working directly with families on the problems they are seeing with the social security system.